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Conservative Party: Wall briefing for Major ("Your Meeting with Mrs Thatcher: Foreign Policy") [Former Soviet Union; Special Meeting of the UN Security Council; Iraq; GATT] ​​​​​​​[declassified Dec 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3890 f3
Editorial comments:

A second note by Wall follows the briefing, and also a letter from Conservative Party chairman Chris Patten to Major's Political Secretary, Judith Chaplin, intended to brief him for the same meeting. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3890.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 6pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Middle East), Commonwealth (South Africa), Economic, monetary & political union, Community charge (“poll tax”), Defence (general), General Elections, Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Charles Powell minutes