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MT Engagement Diary

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: Engagement Diary
Venue: -
Source: THCR 6/1/2/7
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 are now being deposited at TNA in the series PREM32; PREM32/19 is the manuscript version of the diary, PREM32/7 the typed one.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 1p
Themes: -

Thursday 21 November 1985

0830   Hair [Material from handwritten original of the 1985 appointment diary: Flat.]
0930   Cabinet [Viscount Whitelaw, Lord Hailsham, Sir Geoffrey Howe, Leon Brittan, Nigel Lawson, Douglas Hurd, Sir Keith Joseph, Peter Walker, Michael Heseltine, George Younger,
              Nicholas Edwards, John Biffen, Norman Fowler, Norman Tebbit, Tom King, Michael Jopling, Nicholas Ridley, Lord Young of Graffham, Kenneth Baker, Kenneth Clarke,
              John MacGregor, John Wakeham]

1215   Depart No. 10 for Heathrow South
1330   Take off
              Lunch on plane
1520   Arrive Abelag Airport, Brussels
              Travel to NATO HQ
1530   Party goes to UK Delegation
1545   Prime Minister, Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary [Sir Geoffrey Howe], Ambassador wait outside Conference Room 16A for President Reagan’s arrival
              Family portrait
1615   Special Council Meeting begins
1745   Special Council Meeting ends
1755   Depart NATO HQ for Airport
1810   Arrive Abelag airport for Heathrow
1820   Arrive Heathrow
               [Material from handwritten original of the 1985 appointment diary: To No.10.]
1830-2000   Reception to launch Winter Ball + DT No. 10 [see 1/3/17 f101] [+ Michael Alison: see his engagement diary, 2/6/3/9 f46]
2000   Press Conference No. 12
              Supper in Flat
              PAIRED ALL DAY

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