Ref NoPOL35/4/81
Alt Ref NoPOL35/81
TitleDraft communique intended by Provisional Sinn Féin for Prime Minister Harold Wilson
DescriptionHandwritten draft [by Brendan Duddy], typescript draft and faircopy (and copies of both) of a communique intended by [Provisional Sinn Féin] for Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Pointing to the lack of British response to the ceasefire called on 28 January and 10 February; appealing to him to take initiative to avoid a return to hostilities. Expressing belief 'that the Irish problem will be solved only by Irishmen, freed from British direction', and finding that the progress so far has been too hesitant 'to satisfy our Movement and people'. (Caption by [Éamonn Downey] cross-references to the minimally differing copy in the Provisional Army Council file.)
Date29 March 1975
Related MaterialPOL35/ 64
Extent4 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/13Duddy; Brendan (1936-); Mr.; Intermediary, Pacifist, Businessman, Key figure in Northern Ireland Peace Process1936-
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