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1979 May 5 Sa
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MT Engagement Diary

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Document kind:Engagement diary
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Source:THCR 6/1/2/1
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Editorial comments:Taken from a typed version of the appointment diary prepared in the Garden Room at some point following MT's resignation. The original remained in the custody of the Cabinet Office. The text differs in places from a second MS text of the diary at THCR 6/1/1/30, which probably derived from MT's office at the House of Commons: elements from that second document have been added to this online version where they add material of substance (and explicitly noted as such).
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Saturday 5 May 1979

0915   Left Flood Street for No. 10.
1000   Michael Jopling
1005   Lord Hailsham
1010   Sir Keith Joseph
1015   Sir Geoffrey Howe
1020   Francis Pym
1025   James Prior
1030   Sir Ian Gilmour
1035   Michael Heseltine
1040   Lord Soames
1045   Patrick Jenkin
1040   Telephone call to Nicholas Edwards
1055   Hon.George Younger
1100   Norman St.John Stevas
1105   Peter Walker
1110   Telephone call to John Nott
1115   David Howell
1120   Mark Carlisle
1125   John Biffen
1130   Angus Maude
1135   Sir Michael Havers
1140   Ian Percival
              Telephone calls to: Norman Fowler, Sally Oppenheim, Tom King
              Returned to Flood Street in the evening

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