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1986 Jan 4 Sa
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Westland: Charles Powell minute (“Westland”) [original of CDP minute on securing a letter from the Solicitor-General - "I think this is worth doing but don't place great reliance on it"] [released Jan 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: THCR 1/4/11 f40
Editorial comments: A copy of this document was released in files at TNA in Feb 2016/. Judging from the existence of a signature, this one would appear to be the original. Neither is marked in any way by MT, not even initialed to show that she had read it. Read other documents selected from this file.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Executive, Conservatism, Defence (general), Industry, Foreign policy (USA), Leadership, Media, Charles Powell minutes