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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Chernobyl: No.10 message to MT's party in Tokyo ("Radioactive Milk"; radio interview with Chief Scientific Adviser) [Sellafield readings; radiation levels in milk declining] ​​​​​​​[released Dec 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3656 f246
Editorial comments:

MT was attending the Tokyo G7. The note "But who will believe this?" is in the handwriting of Nigel Wicks, MT's Principal Private Secretary. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3656.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 8pp
Themes: Agriculture, Energy, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Environment, Science & technology, British relations with the Soviet Union