gov09. Letter from James Callaghan to Robert Hughes

Description:

In 1976 the AAM publicised Barclays Bank’s purchase of South African defence bonds, issued to help the apartheid government fight SWAPO guerrillas in Namibia. This letter from Prime Minister James Callaghan to AAM Chair Bob Hughes MP acknowledged that public opinion in Britain was opposed to the purchase and promised to raise the matter with Barclays.

Maker:
British Government
Year:
1976
Format:
Letter
Copyright:
Public domain
Holding Institution:
AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Catalogue No:
MSS AAM 779