Belgrano and Falklands, 1983-07 - 1984-10
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and papers on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War. Correspondents include: Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister (copies of her correspondence with David Owen, Leader of the Social Democrats, NK, Denzil Davies, defence spokesman and George Foulkes); Tam Dalyell (3); Kenneth Coates, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation.
Also includes: NK’s remarks to a parliamentary party meeting on timing a Motion in the House of Commons on the sinking of the Belgrano; statement by NK; texts of articles; background papers on the Falklands; transcript of a Brian Walden Weekend World interview with Cranley Onslow, former Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Cyril Townsend, Chairman of the South Atlantic Council, on finding a settlement with Argentina; newsletters from the Falkland Islands Government.
- 1983-07 - 1984-10
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Kinnock, Neil Gordon, 1942 (Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, Labour politician) (Person)