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European economic cooperation

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1990-09 - 1993-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RIDL 3/2
Scope and Contents

Drafts of articles written by NR, often with copies of the published edition, and related correspondence.

Dates: 1990-09 - 1993-03
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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BBC Radio 2 Jimmy Young programme interview with Margaret Thatcher and BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme, "A Market for Security" , 1990-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/148
Scope and Contents

Includes: part of Jimmy Young's Interview with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, on subjects including: European political and monetary union; European free trade; the reunification of Germany; the Poll Tax; Labour's success in the polls.

Also includes BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme, "A Market for Security" on NATO and European defence issues.

Dates: 1990-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio 4, Today programme: Graham Leach, 1991-04, 1991-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/178
Scope and Contents Side 1 is a recording of the Today Programme from April 1991, including: an interview with Lynda Chalker, Minister for Overseas Development, on a safe haven for the Iraqi Kurds; an interview with Professor Stewart Sutherland, Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals, on the need for increased higher education spending; report on the respective advertising techniques used by the Conservatives and Labour, leading up to the local elections campaign. Side 2...
Dates: 1991-04; 1991-10-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Wednesday, 1991-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/241
Scope and Contents

Coverage of NK speaking in Parliament on the Government’s policy towards the European Union and Economic and Monetary Union.

Dates: 1991-11-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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BBC World Service: interview with NK, 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/157
Scope and Contents

Interview on the latest Labour policy review document, "Opportunity Britain", particularly: the meaning of democratic socialism; income tax; spending commitments, mainly on the National Health Service; European political, economic and monetary union and a common European defence policy; nuclear defence; NK's own standing.

Dates: 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC World Service: "People and Politics - Interview with John Major", 1991-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/159
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: talks between Iraq and the Kurds and how long British troops would remain in Iraq following the Gulf War; JM's view of Thatcherism and what his own policies would be; the introduction of the Council Tax; the state of the economy; unemployment; Britain's role in Europe; European economic and monetary union; low Conservative Party morale.

Dates: 1991-05-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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British Labour Group Information Campaign on 1992, 1987-12 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 6/1/23
Scope and Contents

Includes: draft of NK’s speech to launch a study on the European internal market, Jan 1989; reports of confederation of European socialist parties.

Dates: 1987-12 - 1989-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with John Major, 1990-12 - 1992-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/10
Scope and Contents Subjects include: coverage of the Cricket World Cup; the state of the economy; the housing crisis; compensation for those infected with HIV from blood transfusions; cold weather payments to the elderly; the Maastricht Treaty; environmental policy; a proposed foundation to help new parties in developing democracies; energy efficiency; the collapse of BCCI [Bank of Credit and Commerce International]; National Health Service reforms; measures to help the homeless; bringing British nationals in...
Dates: 1990-12 - 1992-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1990-01 - 1990-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/9
Scope and Contents Subjects include: inflation forecasts; the alleged involvement of British soldiers in training the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia; the debate on Britain joining the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM); the debate on Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait; security vetting procedures; environmental policy and the G7 Summit; the sale of Rover to British Aerospace; a report on low income statistics; comparison between the Poll Tax and rates; child maintenance payments; new business creation; Japan’s whaling...
Dates: 1990-01 - 1990-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Director, 1991-06-27, 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/169
Scope and Contents Interview for the magazine of the Institute of Directors on Labour’s relations with the business community. Subjects include: Labour's plans for spending on public services and tax increases; levels of inflation; the national minimum wage; high executive pay rises, especially among privatised industries; Labour's relations with the trades unions; the Government's attitude towards the manufacturing industry; investment from overseas employers, particularly from Japan; the effects of European...
Dates: 1991-06-27; 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Europe, 1986-05 - 1988-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 6/1/18
Scope and Contents

Papers from the National Economic Development Council on European industrial and economic policy.

Dates: 1986-05 - 1988-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Europe, 1986-04 - 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 6/1/19
Scope and Contents

Papers on economic and regional impact of 1992 European Internal Market and reform of the international trading system, including a memorandum from the European Socialist Confederation Leaders’ summit, Oct 1987, speech notes by NK on the Venice economic summit, June 87, the Bretton Woods system and to the US-EEC Association in New York, Mar 87.

Dates: 1986-04 - 1989-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Europe and the Common Market, 1957 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/16
Scope and Contents

Working papers on the Common Market and European Free Trade Area, covering subjects such as free trade and British businesses, industry, and agriculture; developments towards European integration; and marketing and the potential for market research in Europe. Consists of press cuttings, articles, and survey data.

Dates: 1957 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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European Commission speeches, 1999-05 - 1999-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/2/86
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: NK’s nomination as Vice President for Administrative Reform; transport policy; writing the Labour leader’s speech for Conference; reconstruction and stabilisation following the break-up of Yugoslavia; economic and monetary union (EMU).

Dates: 1999-05 - 1999-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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European Journalists Briefing, 1990-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/144
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: European regional funding; the political centre ground; attacking the Government's record; the British press; NK's record as Labour leader; poilcy towards Iraq; the state of the economy; European economic and monetary union; Labour's economic policies.

Dates: 1990-12-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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General papers, 1989-01 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/128
Scope and Contents Includes: brief and agenda for campaign management team meeting; note on the campaigning framework for 1989; proposed changes to the Conference voting system and Trades Union Congress proposals on the minimum wage; question and answer brief on the Poll Tax; note on black and Asian organisation within Labour; briefs for meetings with the Whips, the Tribune Group, MPs and junior Front Bench spokesmen; paper on alternative voting systems; papers on a New Socialist conference; congratulations on...
Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General papers, 1989-08 - 1990-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/137
Scope and Contents

Briefings etc on subjects including: an international rugby tour of South Africa; problems for the Conservatives over Europe, particularly over the economy; majority voting in the European Council; setting up a Policy Review group on public management; the 1991 Conference schedule; party finances; hospitals opting out of the National Health Service, particularly relating to Hinchingbrooke, in John Major’s Huntingdon constituency.

Dates: 1989-08 - 1990-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Interviews with NK, 1991-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/161
Scope and Contents

Side 1 includes: press interviews during NK's visit to the European Parliament on various aspects of European political and monetary union and the British view of federalism; press interviews during a visit to the London Docklands, on development of the Thames riverside.

Side 2 (the first 30 minutes are very low volume): interview on subjects including Europe and a think tank on improving the systems of government.

Dates: 1991-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Interviews with NK and speech on economic and monetary union, 1990-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/141
Scope and Contents

Side 1: press interviews on subjects including: the likelihood of a Conservative leadership challenge to Margaret Thatcher following the resignation of Sir Geoffrey Howe; Conservative dissension over Europe; Labour's own European policy.

Side 2: speech by NK [?] given in Brussels [Belgim] on the Labour Party policy on European economic and monetary union (the first minute of the recording is low volume)..

Dates: 1990-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Letters on resignation from the government, 1990, 1990-07 - 1990-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RIDL 2/8
Scope and Contents

Letters on NR's resignation from the government

Dates: 1990-07 - 1990-08
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Local election campaign: visit to Derby, and BBC World Service "People and Politics" interview with NK, 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/160
Scope and Contents Side 1: NK speaking on social policy and private and public sector social care provision (in which his voice is slightly muffled); press interviews from NK’s visit to Derby during the local election campaign, on BREL (British Rail Engineering Ltd, Derby), local taxation and the Council Tax.Side 2: Labour Party recording of an interview with NK for the BBC World Service (see KNNK 26/2/157 for the BBC version) on the latest Labour policy review document, "Opportunity Britain". ...
Dates: 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Manchester Evening News, 1991-07-09, 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/172
Scope and Contents The majority of side 1 consists of an interview with NK for the Manchester Evening News on subjects including: Manchester's bid for the Olympic Games; the rail link between the city and Manchester Airport; the Government's economic policies and Labour's spending and tax plans; regional development and devolution; Labour's relations with the trades unions; Labour's policy on Europe, particularly federalism and economic and monetary union; the Citizen's Charter; inner city deprivation and...
Dates: 1991-07-09; 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Meeting with French Ambassador, 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/47
Scope and Contents

Notebook from a meeting between NK and the ambassador on nuclear defence, and other subjects including the European Monetary System.

Dates: 1987-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Meeting with James Baker, 1985-09 - 1988-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 6/1/22
Scope and Contents

Briefing for Council on Foreign Relations breakfast meeting in honour of US Treasury Secretary James Baker, in Paris [France], May 1988. Also includes briefing for a dinner with Michael Jay, financial counsellor at the British Embassy, Paris, on the European internal market.

Dates: 1985-09 - 1988-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Neil Kinnock, the Lost Leader", 1992-09 - 1992-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/58
Scope and Contents Correspondence and transcript for David Dimbleby’s interview with NK for the Political Memoirs series, on the loss of the 1992 General Election (including the Sheffield rally, Yorkshire, Apr 1992) and NK’s career as leader of the Labour Party. Includes briefing and earlier source material on Labour’s approach to European Economic and Monetary Union and defence, and a statement by NK pleading for unity within Labour, Sept 1982. Also includes a note on a proposed Scottish television series...
Dates: 1992-09 - 1992-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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