Clarion Calls Thatcher on the attack

April 1979
Time;4/30/1979, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p46
The article reports on the domination of the slashing attack of Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher against the Labour Party at the political campaign for the May 3, 1979 election stating the capability of the Labour to offer clarion call for inertia and indolence in Great Britain. A tacit agreement was followed by Thatcher and Prime Minister James Callaghan that had been honored by their parties to avoid partisan dispute over the issue of Northern Ireland. The issue had been thrust forward by the remarks of U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill who said that the problem in Northern Ireland was given less priority in Great Britain. O'Neill emphasized the insistence of the U.S. that the next government make a major initiative to solve the problem.


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