Ref NoWEA/PP/E/72
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleMr Speaker's Engagements, week commencing 11 Mar 1985
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
DateJune 1984-March 1985
Extent1 folder
DescriptionDiary, 11-17 March 1985. File contents, June 1984 - March 1985. Also includes a confidential letter from John Biffen enclosing a letter from Margaret Thatcher to Neil Kinnock about Lord Bridge's investigation into the interception of the Communications Bill, 6 March; letter from Geoffrey Howe apologising in advance for his absence at the forthcoming debate on the Falklands, 12 March; programme and list of those attending the 34th Parliamentary Seminar of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, 5-23 March, which Weatherill addressed on 'the Speaker and his role in Parliament'.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP E72 : 0535197
Members of Parliament
Parliamentary debates
PhysicalDescription1 file (56 docs)
Related PersonBiffen, William John, (1930-2007), Conservative MP for Shropshire North (1983-1997)
Thatcher, Margaret, Baroness Thatcher (1925-2013), Prime Minister (1979-1990)
Kinnock, Neil, (1942-), Labour MP for Islwyn (1983-1997), Leader of the Labour Party (1983-1992)
Bridge, Nigel, Baron Bridge of Harwich, (1917-2007), Chairman of the Security Commission (1982-1985)
Howe, Geoffrey, (1926-2015), Conservative MP for Surrey East (1974-1992), Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1983-1989)
Related OrganisationCommonwealth Parliamentary Association
Related PlaceFalkland Islands
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (
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