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Belgrano and Ponting, 1984-09 - 1985-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/7

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.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 500

Existence and Location of Copies

Many items duplicated in KNNK 5/4.

Related Materials

See also the recording in KNNK 26/2/22.

Finding aid date

2010-01-21 09:19:51.773000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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