Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Devolution: Weatherill note (secret SNP approach to Conservatives) [they see “room for agreement”]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: House of Commons
Source: THCR 2/6/1/86
Editorial comments: The initials J.W. refer to “Jack (Bernard) Weatherill”, a Conservative whip. Hamish Watt was the Scottish National Party Chief Whip (perhaps their only whip). Annotations suggest that MT read the document, but no follow-up is recorded in the file.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Union of UK nations