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Peter Wright, 1987-02 - 1987-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/7

Scope and Contents

Notes, press statements and correspondence on the accountability of the security services, during the ‘Spycatcher’ case [the Government’s attempt to ban memoirs written by Peter Wright, a former MI5 officer]. Includes: notes for Prime Minister’s Questions; briefing for a meeting with James Callaghan, former Prime Minister, on his own inquiry into the security services in 1977; copies of correspondence between Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, and John Morris [legal affairs spokesman]; extracts from Hansard, 1977 and 1987; correspondence between NK and Callaghan.


  • Creation: 1987-02 - 1987-03



1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 320

Finding aid date

2010-03-22 15:34:14.817000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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