Archive (TNA)
Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Private Office files (Lawson)

European Policy: FCO briefing for MT (“Briefing for European Council, The Hague 26-27 June 1986”) [Internal market; Citizen's Europe; Post-Chernobyl; Drugs; Research and Development; Mediterranean Policy; EC/Turkey; Acid Rain/Large Combustion Plants Directive; PM's closing words on the Dutch Presidency; East/West] [declassified 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: T640/269
Editorial comments:

Listed by date of one component; whole file selected. This document would appear to consist of fragments from MT's briefing for the European Council, which does not survive in her files. The briefing meeting for the Council took place on 19 June.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 29pp
Themes: Agriculture, Energy, Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), Economic, monetary & political union, European Union Single Market, British relations with France, British relations with Italy, British relations with Netherlands, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, Charles Powell minutes