Ref NoWEA/PP/H/75
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleHansard's Parliamentary Debates for the House of Commons with annotations and additions, 12 February 1985
Date12 February 1985 - 18 February 1985
Extent15 docs
DescriptionParliamentary Debates (Hansard) House of Commons. 6th series, Vol 73 No 59. Tuesday, 12 February 1985. London, HMSO. Concerns the dispute between Neil Kinnock and the Prime Minister over the decision to prosecute Clive Ponting, when Weatherill feels there is an 'attempt to trap me into taking sides'. Also includes papers giving advice on Weatherill's chairing of the debate with his annotations that reject the recommendations of the Clerk of the House; newspaper cuttings commenting on the tenth anniversary of Mrs Thatcher's leadership of the Conservative Party; a copy of a letter from Mrs Thatcher to Neil Kinnock demanding an apology and the withdrawal of his statement about not believing her.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/H75/0561671
SubjectParliamentary debates
Related PersonThatcher, 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)
Bradshaw, Kenneth, Sir, (1922-2007), Clerk of the House of Commons, (1983-1987)
Ponting, Clive, (1946-), civil servant
CategoryPrinted publications
Press cuttings
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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