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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Falklands: FCO minute by Legal Adviser ("Falkland Islands: Constitutional Position") [legal framework of local administration] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/623 f179
Editorial comments:

Undated; listed by location on the file, suggesting it was in use at No.10 at the end of April 1982. Clearly written after the Argentine invasion, and possibly shortly afterwards for use during the Haig shuttle. The FCO Legal Adviser 1976-84 was Sir Ian Sinclair. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-0623.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (Falklands), Law & order