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Agricultural policy

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Committees and Policy Groups: Agriculture Policy Group, January-June 1976, 1976-01 - 1976-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/28
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes and reports of the Group and its sub-groups including the Food Policy, Forestry, MAFF [Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food] and Uplands Policy Sub-Groups

Dates: 1976-01 - 1976-06
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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Correspondence on memoirs with the Foreign Office Library and European Commission archives, 1980-09 - 1985-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/7
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by Martin Meredith on copies of records needed by CS from the Foreign Office archives; a chronology of CS's time as British Ambassador to France; letter from Sir Michael Franklin, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, on his memories of CS and Britain's entry into the Common Agricultural Policy, with a copy of a note of a meeting between CS, as Minister of Agriculture, and Alexei Kosygin, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Minister of the...
Dates: 1980-09 - 1985-02
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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Dairy Industry Arbiter, 1984 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 9
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: 1984 - 1986
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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General circulars and background papers relating to the EEC, August 1974-June 1977, 1974-08 - 1977-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/114
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Christopher Tugendhat (European Commissioner) and attached briefings on the Common Agricultural Policy, June 1977

Dates: 1974-08 - 1977-06
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003
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Invitations: Country Landowners' Association and Cornhill Club, 1978 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 4/3/9
Scope and Contents

Includes the text of CS's speech to the CLA on agricultural opportunities within the European Community and the Common Agricultural Policy, Oct 1979, and the text and notes for his speech to the Cornhill Club on relations between Europe and the United States, Mar 1981. Correspondents include James Douglas, Director-General of the CLA and 11th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford] (2).

Dates: 1978 - 1981
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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Invitations: N, 1973 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 4/3/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Cattell, Director-General of the National Farmers' Union; Asher Winegarten, Deputy Director-General of the National Farmers’ Union; Rolf Busch, Norwegian Ambassador to Europe, on CS's speech to the Norwegian Knights of the Round Table, Apr 1983 (4). Also includes: draft and text of CS's speeches to the National Farmers' Union, Mar 1975 and Jan 1974, on Europe and agriculture; draft of CS's speech to the New Zealand Society, Feb 1981, on trade with the...
Dates: 1973 - 1983
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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Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1976 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 6
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 - 1979
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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Papers relating to agriculture, October 1979-March 1983, 1979-10 - 1983-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/10
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: consist of a MAFF press release, "Food facts", 8 October 1979 Part 2, 1981: includes copies of correspondence between Ian Gow MP (MT's Parliamentary Private Secretary), Michael Jopling MP (Government Chief Whip) and Peter Mills MP (Chairman, Conservative Agriculture Committee), May 1981 Part 3, 1982: includes copy of a note on Government strategy over the next two years to MT from Peter Walker MP (Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food), February...
Dates: 1979-10 - 1983-03
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2012; part 3 in March 2013. Later material closed 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: Food and agriculture, 1986 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 9
Scope and Contents

Papers on agriculture and food safety issues, including: the fishing industry; salmonella in eggs; mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE); the Food Safety Bill; reform of the Common Agricultural Policy; the establishment of the Food Standards Agency.

Dates: 1986 - 1992
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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Public and political: Early subject files, 1896 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 16
Scope and Contents

Files on home politics, colonial affairs and foreign policy, particularly relating to the Middle East.

Dates: 1896 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Speech given by MT to Agricultural Forum, Hyde Park Hotel, London, 21 November 1978, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 5/1/2/226
Scope and Contents

Includes: MT’s handwritten notes
Includes: draft speech for MT; agricultural statistics as supplied by Conservative Research Department; press releases of speeches on agriculture by John Peyton MP (Spokesman on Agriculture) and Sir Geoffrey Howe MP (Shadow Chancellor); and MT’s speech to the National Farmers Union, 24 January 1978 (see THCR 5/1/2/163)
Not on CD-Rom of MT’s public statements, private occasion

Dates: 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1990-01 - 1990-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/45
Scope and Contents Includes: New Year message to the Soviet Union; speech for the launch of the London Pride campaign; statement for the launch of Industry 2000; speech to the Confederation of European Socialist Parties, Berlin [Germany] on Eastern Europe; speech to the Labour local government conference; speech to the National Farmers’ Union on agricultural policy; speech for the launch of the Policy Review update "Looking to the Future"; speech to the Southern Africa Coalition lobby on sanctions against...
Dates: 1990-01 - 1990-03
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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Transcripts of CS's interview with Martin Meredith on CS's time as Minister of Agriculture, 1960-64, 1984-08 - 1985-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/12
Scope and Contents

Subjects include Britain's early negotiations for entering Europe, particularly on agricultural policy, and the veto on Britain's entry by Charles de Gaulle, President of France.

Dates: 1984-08 - 1985-08
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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Visits and meetings, 1988-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/68
Scope and Contents Includes: note of a call from Sir Robin Butler [Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service] on a leak to Labour from No 10; a briefing for a meeting with Butler and correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister and Tam Dalyell on a file concerning Hugh Gaitskell, former leader of the Labour Party, which had not been released under the 30-year rule; briefing for a photo-call with a delegation from the Transport and General Workers Union’s Agricultural and Allied Workers Trade...
Dates: 1988-03
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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Working papers of CS's Cabinet: notes on the review of the Common Agricultural Policy, 1973-04 - 1973-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Papers from CS's term as Vice-President of the Commission of the European Communities with special responsibility for External Relations, including working papers of his Cabinet, background papers on Britain's referendum on entry into the EEC, "itineraries" for CS's trips abroad for trade negotiations (which actually include briefing notes, texts of CS's speeches and reports of meetings, as well as the itineraries themselves) and papers on CS's engagements, official luncheons and dinners and...
Dates: 1973-04 - 1973-06
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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