Archive (TNA)
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

G7: Tokyo Summit (MT’s personal security in Tokyo) [Cabinet Secretary sees off karate girls] [declassified 2009]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: FCO
Source: PREM19/27
Editorial comments: The memo from the office of the Lord Privy Seal is followed by an earlier note from FCO protocol advisers, noting Sir John Hunt’s strong reaction to the notion that MT might receive a bodyguard of 20 ‘karate girls’ in Tokyo. Some 26,000 Japanese police were assigned to guard the summit.
Importance ranking: Trivial
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Economy (general discussions), Energy, Foreign policy (general discussions), Foreign policy (USA)