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86 Jan 10 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Sherbourne minute for MT ("Prime Minister") ["The most damaging effect … has been to show the Government and you looking, uncharacteristically, as though you are not in control"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 10 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Sherbourne minute for Powell & others ("Briefing for the Prime Minister after Mr Heseltine's Resignation") ["difficult questions which the PM can expect to get in the House" - list] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 13 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Charles Powell minute (‘Westland’) [first draft of speech for Wednesday's debate] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 13 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT notes (speech preparation) [six points] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 13 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT speech draft (“Mark 1A”) [draft of speech for 15 Jan debate] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 13 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT speech draft (“Mark 2”) [draft of speech for 15 Jan debate] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 13 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: DTI letter to No.10 (“Westland: Statement”) [draft Brittan Commons statement] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 14 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT speech draft (“Mark 2”) [draft of speech for 15 Jan debate, as annotated by MT] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 14 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: No.10 briefing (“Prime Minister's Questions, 14 January, 1986”) [line to take & notes for supplementaries] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 14 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Media: Press Digest for MT (Westland, Defence, Economy, Industry) [Brittan fighting for his political life] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 15 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Armstrong note for Wicks (“The Speech”) ["a little unhappy" about draft; make clear that MT said timetable would allow for further meeting] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 15 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Ingham note for Powell (‘Charles’) [how to characterise MT speech for lobby briefing at 11] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 15 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Wicks minute [for MT] (Whitelaw comment on 15 Jan speech draft; also Armstrong wording) [tone, balance & content right; suggests different wording on meeting that did not take place] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 17 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT letter to Lady Tilney (thanks for "marvelous letter") ["We shall be in rough water for some time I fear - and just when the economy is doing so well"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 17 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT letter to Lady Spencer (thanks for support "at a difficult time") ["People do not expect Conservatives to be quarrelling openly and they have a right to expect Cabinet to be united"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 22 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Brian Griffiths letter to MT (support) [“The country is prepared to follow you, support you and re-elect you”; MT: "It is a fight all the time"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 22 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Stephen Sherbourne minute (YC invitation to Heseltine) [urges YCs be told to rescind invitation; MT: “I think it would be risky to do so”] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 23 Th Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT speech draft (23 Jan Commons statement) [early draft?] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 23 Th Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: US Ambassador Charles Price card to MT (support) ["while there is understandable silence on the part of the Embassy, we are enthusiastically cheering for you on the sidelines"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 24 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Letwin minute to Powell ("Policy Unit Draft 2") [MT speech 27 Jan] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 24 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Policy Unit minute to MT ("The Emergency Debate: 27 January 1986") ["Launch a counter-attack"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 25 Sa Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT draft speech (25 Jan draft) [extensive MT amendments] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 26 Su Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Media: Press Digest for MT (Politics, Westland) [43 per cent think she should resign, 48 per cent stay] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 27 Mo Archive PDF Key Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Charles Powell letter to MT (thanks for defending him and Bernard Ingham in speech) [offer to "slip away" if she would prefer "a less notorious Private Secretary"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 27 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT speech (final draft) [MT amendments & annotations, including "olive branch"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 27 Mo Archive PDF Key Archive (Thatcher MSS) MT: Charles Powell note to MT (congratulations & thanks) [“Your loyalty and thoughtfulness towards your staff far exceeds anything which I have known in over 20 years in the government service”] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jan 29 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: MT letter to Robin Butler (thanks for help) [“we have lived through a nightmare … it will be a relief to get back to normal problems”] [released Jan 2017]
86 Feb 5 We Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Michael Alison minute to MT (letter to Area Whips) [drinks for backbenchers who "feel a bit left out of things"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Feb 5 We Archive PDF Key Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Robert Armstrong letter to MT (thanks) [devoutly hopes his evidence to the Select Committee “will have helped to take the heat out of the affair”] [released Jan 2017]
86 Feb 7 Fr Archive PDF Minor Archive (Thatcher MSS) MT: Peter Taylor note to MT (support) ["When the deeds of the unworthy and the ungodly hurt the most/ Remember the love and affection of those who care"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Feb 14 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Michael Alison minute to MT (drinks with MPs) ["it was thought that the 'ghost' had not yet been laid"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Feb 14 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Stephen Sherbourne minute (leaders from popular press) [“It is time the Tories got their act together”] [released Jan 2017]
86 Feb 18 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Michael Alison minute to Chief Whip (drinks with MPs) ["you mentioned to me that you would prefer that your Area Whips should not 'mark the card' for me" to cultivate MPs "feeling left out in the cold"] [released Jan 2017]
86 Jul 24 Th Archive PDF Key Archive (Thatcher MSS) Westland: Charles Powell letter to MT (thanks for defending her officials in speech) ["characteristically brave and generous of you"] [released Jan 2017]
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