Ref NoPOL35/4/82
Alt Ref NoPOL35/82
TitleCopy statement from Harold Wilson, Prime Minister UK
DescriptionCopy typescript statement (2 pp) from [Harold Wilson, Prime Minister UK in a first reply to the Republican movement]. Stating their failure to understand the Republicans' stance - pointing to the past 50 days of peace on the one hand, but critical of the Provisionals' failure to engage with the loyalists, of their boycotting the Constitutional Convention; also stressing their own grave problems arising from increased violence from internecine and sectarian fighting. (With a handwritten caption by [√Čamonn Downey], dating the item. Also handwritten comments by [Brendan Duddy] identifying origin and adding the piece was 'doctored' by Sir F.Cooper, Northern Ireland Office; stating Duddy refused to use it.)
Date[late March 1975 ]
Extent2 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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