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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1985-01 - 1985-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/5

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: energy policy; 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; an inquiry chaired by Lord Bridge on interception of postal and telephone communications by the security services; commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the end of the war; publication of an official history of nuclear testing; human rights in Indonesia; the Rates Act; Nicaragua; social security benefits.

Other correspondents include Timothy Flesher, Private Secretary to Thatcher. Also includes a briefing for a visit to Tynebridge.


  • 1985-01 - 1985-10

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 107, 397

Finding aid date

2008-01-16 13:08:42.833000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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