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1979 May 23 We
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MT Engagement Diary

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: Engagement Diary
Venue: -
Source: THCR 6/1/2/1
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Taken from a typed version of the appointment diary prepared in the Garden Room at some point following MT’s resignation. The original remained in the custody of the Cabinet Office. The text differs in places from a second MS text of the diary at THCR 6/1/1/30, which probably derived from MT’s office at the House of Commons: elements from that second document have been added to this online version where they add material of substance (and explicitly noted as such).
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 1p
Themes: -

Wednesday 23 May 1979

0915   Departed Flood Street
0930   Alison Ward and Caroline Stephens - No. 10
1000   Mr. Vance - No. 10
1230-1300   Looked in at the Whip’s Office for Mr. Tharratt’s [?Thorrett - see THCR 6/1/1/30] Farewell Party - No. 12
1315   Lunch for Mr. Begin - No. 10
1530   Archbishop of Canterbury [Donald Coggan] - No. 10
1630   Mr. Speaker [George Thomas] to tea - No. 10
1630 onwards
              Two-line whip (paired)
1715   Mr. Patolichev, Soviet Minister of Foreign Trade, and HE Monsieur Nikolai M. Lunkov, Soviet Ambassador -
              No. 10
1830   Party to thank Election workers - No. 10
2000   Returned to Flood Street

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