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1979 Oct 17 We
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

No.10: Caroline Stephens minute to Denis Thatcher (have accepted invitation on your behalf) [“another dreaded State Banquet”] [released 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 6/2/2/6
Editorial comments: A sequence of documents are combined here in reverse chronological order. DT’s response is in reply to an invitation to President Soeharto’s return banquet at Claridges, two days after the Buckingham Palace one. In other words he was being asked to sacrifice two evenings out of three to the cause of better Anglo-Indonesian relations.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 4pp