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Defence policy, 1987-12 - 1990-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/20

Scope and Contents

Includes: notes and briefings on Labour policy; correspondence with individuals including Bruce Kent, Chairman of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, CND (8), David Blunkett (3) and Joan Ruddock (3); memorandum from Martin O’Neill, defence spokesman, on Labour’s commitment to disarmament and defence cuts; briefing for and transcript of NK’s This Week Next Week interview on disarmament, June 1988; briefing for and notes of a meeting with Parliamentary Labour CND; submissions to the Policy Review by Parliamentary Labour CND and Joan Ruddock on defence; statements on NK’s meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, Apr 1989; transcript of NK’s This Week interview, Feb 1989; amendments to the Policy Review document "Britain in the World" on defence, from individuals including Ken Livingstone, Ron Todd, Clare Short, Robin Cook, David Blunkett and Gerald Kaufman; notes on the signing of the INF (intermediate-range nuclear forces) treaty; notes of a meeting with Bruce Kent.


  • 1987-12 - 1990-02

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 122

Finding aid date

2010-01-21 09:39:07.130000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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