Official Secrets Bill, 1988-06 - 1989-03
Scope and Contents
Correspondence on the bill to reform the Official Secrets Act, mainly relating to the question of authorisation for memoirs by former members of the security services, with correspondents including: Richard Shepherd (3); George Young; Douglas Hurd, Home Secretary (4); David Waddington, Chief Whip; Lord Paget of Northampton; 1st Lord Gladwyn [earlier Hubert Gladwyn Jebb]; 4th Lord Bethell; Lord Greenhill of Harrow; Lord Chalfont [earlier Alun Gwynne Jones]; Lord Rawlinson of Ewell; Lord Fanshawe of Richmond [earlier Anthony Royle]; Lord Home of the Hirsel [earlier Alexander Douglas-Home and 14th Lord Home] (2); Malcolm Turnbull on the memoirs of Peter Wright [former Assistant Director of MI5]; Brian Crozier.
- 1988-06 - 1989-03
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
DateText: The majority of folios date from 1989.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)