Henderson (Sir Nicholas)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office files

Economy: The Henderson Despatch (British decline, causes & consequences) [leaked 1979; declassified 2006]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: FCO
Editorial comments: Released to the Margaret Thatcher Foundation in September 2006 following a FOIA request. Originally published in The Economist , almost in its entirety, 2 June 1979.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 16pp
Themes: Economic policy - theory and process, European Union (general), European Union Budget, Foreign policy - theory and process, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU)