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Heath: Robert Armstrong note (“Events leading to the resignation of Mr Heath’s Administration on 4 March 1974”) [declassified Oct 2005]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Cabinet Office
Source: PREM16/231
Editorial comments:

The Armstrong memorandum was originally filed with papers on the fall of Heath in PREM 15/2069, but was missing when the documents were released in January 2005. It was finally located and opened following a FOI request by the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 21pp
Themes: British Constitution (general discussions), Monarchy, Executive, Executive (appointments), Parliament, Conservative Party (organization), Labour Party & socialism, Liberal & Social Democratic Parties, Leadership