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Energy policy

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Committees and Policy Groups: Energy Policy Group, June 1975-December 1976, 1975-06 - 1976-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/40
Scope and Contents

Includes copy minutes and papers of the Group, including some papers of the Oil and Gas [Policy] Sub-Group and the Rational Use and Supply of Energy [Policy] Group
Also includes “Energy strategy, a consultative paper for the Conservative Energy Policy, Study Group” by Peter Rost MP, June 1975

Dates: 1975-06 - 1976-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
 Sub-Series

Correspondence and papers, 1978; with a batch of undated papers, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRCE 1/4
Scope and Contents

Includes: a copy of the constitution and rules of the Group; papers relating to meetings to discuss the use of revenue from North Sea Oil on 16 February 1978 & 4 April 1978; draft note by Price, "Educational exchanges between Civil Service and manufacturing industry", 7 May 1978; and letters to Price from Lord (Wilfred) Brown, undated

Dates: 1978
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, 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;...
Dates: 1985-01 - 1985-10
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 MPs and Peers, surnames "JOSEPH (Keith) 3", 1978, 1978-02 - 1978-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/39
Scope and Contents Includes: MT’s handwritten annotations Includes correspondence with: Sir Keith Joseph MP (includes: copy of a note from Joseph to William Whitelaw MP on ".. the lack of training for the [police] in handling demonstrations", 24 February 1978; note from Joseph to MT, "Leslie Chapman’s book, "Your disobedient civil servant" on the saving of public money", 15 May 1978; Joseph’s letter to MT forwarding the report of the Conservative Working Group on Public...
Dates: 1978-02 - 1978-11
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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Energy Secretary, 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 11/3/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.

Dates: 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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European questions: personal minutes, 1972-12 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/9/20
Scope and Contents

Minutes on subjects including: the energy crisis; Concorde; relations between Europe and the United States; oil supplies and European foreign policy; a meeting with Egon Bahr; JA's visit to Yugoslavia and meeting with President Josip Tito; progress towards European Monetary Union; European policy on the Mediterranean.

Dates: 1972-12 - 1974-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Itineraries: United States energy conference, 1973-02 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/31
Scope and Contents

Papers from CS's visit to Washington, February 1974, including the itinerary and programme and the schedule for CS's previous visit, 1973.

Dates: 1973-02 - 1974-02
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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Leader’s Reception: North Wales and interview at Gwynedd Hospital, 1988-10-17 - 1988-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/69
Scope and Contents

Questions answered by NK on subjects including: Welsh nationalism; a national minimum wage; the electricity industry; nuclear disarmament.

The interview at Gwynedd Hospital (and also at a station where the recording is partially drowned out by platform announcements) is on subjects including local housing and health funding issues, including an arson campaign in north Wales, and the ban on trades unions at GCHQ.

Dates: 1988-10-17 - 1988-10-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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MT's Private Office papers: miscellaneous election material, December 1978- March 1979, 1978-12 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/7/1/37
Scope and Contents Includes MT's handwritten notes Includes draft speech material for MT from Ronald Millar and Christopher Patten (Director General, Conservative Research Department), December 1878; and annotated drafts of MT's "trade union speech", ca. 29 November 1978 (see also THCR 2/6/1/154) and her speech to Central Council meeting, Solihull, West Midlands, 24 March 1979 (see also THCR 5/1/2/257); and a press release by Conservative Central Office of MT's intended speech on receiving the...
Dates: 1978-12 - 1979-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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Notebooks of meetings, Dublin, 1990-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/96
Scope and Contents

Rough notes of NK’s meetings with the Taoiseach of Ireland [Charles Haughey] and with Alan Dukes [leader of Fine Gael] on Ireland’s presidency of the European Community, the political situation in Ireland, relations with the British Government and energy policy.

Dates: 1990-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Fonds

Papers of the Cambridge Energy Research Group, 1972 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CAV 22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The records relate chiefly to the erection and administration of the laboratory buildings and their contents. Indeed, the earliest records are vouchers for equipment purchased by James Clerk Maxwell, first Professor, in 1876-9. There are also smaller quantities of records relating to laboratory clubs, 1902-72, the celebration of the Clerk Maxwell centenary, 1931, research programmes, 1960-92, including the Cambridge Energy Research Group, and applications to work and study at the laboratory,...
Dates: 1972 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The archives are unrestricted, except for 80 years closure period imposed on personal files, catalogued as CAV 10, 14-15 under data protection legislation.
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Papers relating to academics, February 1975-May 1978, 1975-02 - 1978-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/1
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Conservative academics and memoranda setting out policy objectives for establishing better links with the world of Higher Education. Also includes notes for MT by Adam Butler MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) of a discussion on energy policy with academics (at a lunch attended by MT), 8 November 1977. Also includes correspondence with: Vernon Bogdanor; Leon Brittan MP; Dr Keith Hampson MP; Professor Sir William Hawthorne; Professor John Harold...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1978-05
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in January 2009 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.
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Papers relating to energy, December 1975-November 1977, 1975-12 - 1977-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/105
Scope and Contents Includes copy of a handwritten letter by MT to "Jubie" [Colonel Claude Granville Lancaster] relating to energy, 30 October 1975 Includes correspondence with 1st Lord ("Toby") Aldington, Tony Benn MP, Leslie Grainger (National Coal Board) Professor John Harold Horlock, Sally Oppenheim MP, John Sparrow and Sir Arnold Weinstock Also includes correspondence with Sir Brian Flowers after he forwarded a copy of a report by the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution,...
Dates: 1975-12 - 1977-11
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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Papers relating to energy, December 1977-March 1979, 1977-12 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/106
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with John King (Babcock & Wilcox Ltd), Tom King MP (with notes on his visit to Washington DC, 19-23 June 1977), Walter Marshall (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority) and Rear Admiral David Dunbar-Nasmith (Highlands and Islands Development Board)

Dates: 1977-12 - 1979-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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Papers relating to energy, May 1979-circa September 1982, 1979-05 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/58
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: includes note from ‘T.P. [Tim] Lankester (MT's Private Secretary for Economic Affairs)' to 'Mr [Martin] Vile [Cabinet Office]’, "Energy issues", 8 May 1979 Part 2, 1980 Part 3, 1981 Part 4, 1982: includes extensive material on the National Coal Board's applications to mine the Vale of Belvoir, their rejection in March 1982 by the Department of the Environment and likely impact of rejection on handling of possible strike action by the National Union of...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; and part 4 in March 2013 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.
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Policy proposals, 1985-10 - 1986-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/77
Scope and Contents Reports by members of the Shadow Cabinet on policy proposals and their projected costs, including: Denzil Davies on defence; [Giles Radice] on education; Stan Orme on energy; John Prescott on employment; Michael Meacher on social security; [George Foulkes] on foreign affairs; Roy Hattersley on home affairs; Robert Hughes on transport; John Smith on trade and industry; Donald Dewar on Scotland; Barry Jones on Wales; Peter Archer on Northern Ireland; Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting...
Dates: 1985-10 - 1986-09
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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Preparations for 1978 manifesto: papers relating to the draft of the section for energy, March 1978, 1978-03 - 1978-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/7/1/10
Scope and Contents

Includes copy of letter from Tom King MP to Angus Maude MP (manifesto co-ordinator), April 1978

Dates: 1978-03 - 1978-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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Press releases and briefings on visits, 1989-04 - 1991-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/91
Scope and Contents Briefings for visits including: a pensioners’ press conference and sheltered housing project, Islington South, and a visit to Ealing, [London], June 1989; women taxi drivers in Islington, Oct 1989; Nottingham and the East Midlands, including visits to GEC Plessey Telecommunications (GPT) and Boots and a meeting with local manufacturers, and Reading [Berkshire], Feb 1990; meeting with manufacturers, Cambridge, May 1990; Barnsley [Yorkshire], to open the Metrodome Leisure Centre, July 1990;...
Dates: 1989-04 - 1991-01
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1986-05 - 1986-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/26
Scope and Contents

Includes: speech for the Welsh Labour Party Conference, on the Freedom and Fairness campaign; speech to the lobby for sanctions against South Africa and for a conference on the Front Line states in Africa; speech for the launch of the Coalition against Star Wars. Other subjects include: the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU); divisions within the Conservatives; energy policy; the Newcastle-under-Lyme by-election [Staffordshire].

Dates: 1986-05 - 1986-08
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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Transcript of interview: Ann Grant, 2021

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 205
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2021
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Peter Longworth, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 125
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir David Miers, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 144
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2014
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Richard Dales, 2016 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 164
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2016 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Thomas Richardson, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 182
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Visit to Glasgow and Aberdeen, Scotland, 1991-08 - 1991-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/127
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits to the Scottish Trades Union Congress in Glasgow, Foresterhill Hospital in Aberdeen and the Forties Delta oil rig. Includes general briefings on Scotland, particularly elections, the Poll Tax, education, the economy and constitutional issues, including copies of correspondence between Ian Lang, Secretary of State for Scotland, and Donald Dewar [Scottish affairs spokesman], correspondence with [Thomas] Murray Elder, General Secretary of the Scottish...
Dates: 1991-08 - 1991-09
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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