Belgrano and Ponting, 1984-09 - 1985-02
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mainly with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, but also with Chris Smith, John Morris [Shadow Attorney General] and Sir [Robert] Michael Havers, Attorney General, on the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War to the MP Tam Dalyell.
- 1984-09 - 1985-02
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Existence and Location of Copies
Many items duplicated in KNNK 5/4.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Kinnock, Neil Gordon, 1942 (Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, Labour politician) (Person)