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Margaret Thatcher’s former landlord on his tenant

Title
Margaret Thatcher’s former landlord on his tenant
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 May 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:53
Description
On the day of Margaret Thatcher’s tenth anniversary in power, her former landlord has revealed that the Prime Minister was once stopped for speeding, and that she did not like washing up. Margaret Roberts spent eighteen months living with Ray Woolcott, when she stood for Dartford in 1950 and 1951. She met her future husband, Denis Thatcher, at her adoption meeting in the electricity showrooms in Erith in 1949. Woolcott says he offered her a lift to London. Female interviewer not identified. Interview for Invicta Radio.
Contributors
Invicta Radio; Ray Woolcott
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Women; Prime ministers; Politicians; Political leaders; Anniversaries

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