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1988 Oct 5 We
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Europe/Bruges speech: Charles Powell minute for MT ("European Community: Extension of Commission powers and competence") [need to "be prepared to 'terrorise' the Commission politically on the lines of the Bruges speech"] [released Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: briefing
Venue: -
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 1/8/14 f38
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: The Cabinet Office paper follows Powell's minute. 
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 29pp
Themes: European Union (general), Economic, monetary & political union, European Union Single Market, Conservatism, Charles Powell minutes