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MT Engagement Diary

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: Engagement Diary
Venue: -
Source: THCR 6/1/2/4
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Taken from a typed version of the appointment diary prepared in the Garden Room following MT's resignation but before 1992. The handwritten original has also been studied and material from that source has sometimes been added in, with explicit notes to that effect. The handwritten volumes will eventually make their way to TNA.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 1p
Themes: -

Monday 26 July 1982

0830   Hair [engagement card (THCR 1/20/3/43): “0830-1030 Hair”]
1025   Left No. 10
1040   Arrived St. Paul's Thanksgiving Service +DT and IG [Ian Gow]
1100    [engagement card (THCR 1/20/3/43): “Thanksgiving Service +DT +IG [Ian Gow]: Morning Dress and Decorations”] [i.e., service began at 1100]
1200   Farewell to HM Queen +CDS [Chief of the Defence Staff, Admiral Sir Terence Lewin] at conclusion of Service
1230   Returned to No. 10 for meeting on Atlantic Conveyor
1315   Left No. 10
1330   Buffet lunch at Savoy Place
1430-1530    Dame Margery Corbett Ashby Memorial Lecture - Institute of Electrical Engineers
1630-1800    ENI
1800    [engagement card (THCR 1/20/3/43): “Lady Young - H/C” - possibly cancelled since she left later for the Commons]
1855   To H/C
1900   VOTE
1910   Returned to No. 10
1915   Drinks for MPs [Robert Adley, Jonathan Aitken, Michael Ancram, Robert Atkins, Anthony Beaumont-Dart, Peter Bottomley, Tim Brinton, John Brown,
              Kenneth Carlisle, The Hon. Alan Clark, Sir William Clark, Den Dover, Bob Dunn, Tim Eggar, Sir Peter Emery, Harry Greenway, John Hannam, John Heddle,
              Sir Anthony Kershaw, Ivan Lawrence, John Lee, John Major, Dr. Brian Mawhinney, Robin Maxwell-Hyslop, Robert McCrindle, Fergus Montgomery,
              Michael Neubert, Jim Pawsey, Tim Renton, Peter Rost, The Lord Sandys, Michael Shersby, John Stradling-Thomas, Anthony Steen, Ivor Stanbrook,
              Teddy Taylor, Peter Temple-Morris, John Townend, John Ward, Ian Gow: THCR 2-6-2-99 f84]

              Dined H/C IG [Ian Gow] and Chairman [Cecil Parkinson]
2200   VOTE
2210   Terence Higgins MP
2245   Returned to No. 10

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