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TitleDraft speech/ communiqué by Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Patrick Mayhew
DescriptionPhotocopies of typescript [draft speech/ communiqué] by [Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Patrick Mayhew], in 7 points. Stating that Sinn Féin is excluded from the democratic institutions because of its connection with the campaign of violence, and that 'in the event of a genuine and established cessation of violence', all policies would be reviewed. Also stating that the talks seek to produce an agreed accommodation - 'the British Government does not work to any preconceived master plan' (point 5). (Caption by [Éamonn Downey] supplying the date from Sinn Féin's Setting the record straight which presents this as a preview for a speech by Mayhew to be made in Coleraine; the speech was eventually made 16 December 1992.)
Date[26 October 1992]
Related MaterialPOL35/ 255
Extent4 items
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/13Duddy; Brendan (1936-); Mr.; Intermediary, Pacifist, Businessman, Key figure in Northern Ireland Peace Process1936-
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