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Papers relating to the Westland affair, 1985-6, 1985-04 - 1986-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/4/11

Scope and Contents

Includes: briefings given to MT, April 1985- January 1986; copy of private handwritten letter to MT from Michael Heseltine MP (Secretary of State for Defence), December 1985; copy of Heseltine's public resignation statement and Government statement in response, 9 January 1986; summary of Cabinet meeting, 9 January 1986, with MT's handwritten notes; statement to the House of Commons by Leon Brittan MP (Secretary of State for Trade and Industry), 13 January 1986; copy of Hansard for MT's statement to the Commons, 15 January 1986; letters of support to MT, January 1986; press cuttings, January-February 1986


  • 1985-04 - 1986-01

Conditions Governing Access

Opened in January 2017 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.


1 bundle(s) (1 bundle in folder)

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Finding aid date

2016-12-20 11:39:49+00:00

Repository Details

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