Wednesday 16 May 1979
0915 Left Flood Street for No. 10.
1145 Departed for St. Martin in the Fields
1200 Memorial Service for Mr. Airey Neave
After Service, drink with Mrs. Neave at 32 Westminster Gardens
Mr. Thatcher stayed for lunch
1315 Returned to No. 10
Light lunch in the study
p.m. Sat in on Debate
1630 Chancellor of the Exchequer [Sir Geoffrey Howe], all HMT Ministers [John Biffen, Nigel Lawson and Lord
Cockfield] and Permanent Secretaries [Sir Douglas Wass and Sir Lawrence Airey] and Sir John Hunt - No. 10.
1755 Sir John Hunt collected Prime Minister
1800 Cabinet Office briefing in Cabinet Office
1900 Left No. 10
1915 Looked in at Mr. and Mrs. Peter Emery’s party for new Members at 15 Tufton Court, Tufton Street