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Thatcher Foundation

Photograph of Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher was instrumental in the establishment and development of the Centre for Policy Studies as the CPS’ first deputy chairman in 1974.

The history page of this site contains full details of Lady Thatcher’s speeches and publications at the CPS, which have been archived by the Margaret Thatcher Foundation - the largest contemporary history site of its kind.

The Foundation's website offers free access to the full texts of thousands of documents relating to the politics of the last quarter of a century.

The CPS has also joined with the Foundation in a new collaborative project to provide unique online access to many of the key documents from the 1970s.

Further details, including a new history of the CPS' role between 1974 and 1979, are availabe here.