Archive (TNA)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office Private Office files

Falklands: FCO record of conversation (Nicholas Ridley, Falkland Island Councillors) [dispute with Argentina on agriculture; shortage of capital in the Islands; the labour shortage] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Government House, Port Stanley
Source: FCO73: Documents released to the Margaret Thatcher Foundation per FOI request 0181-12, now contained in FCO73/713-16 (f20)
Editorial comments:

0930. This document was derived from the Private Office files of Nick Ridley, as prepared for submission to the Franks Inquiry and released to the Margaret Thatcher Foundation under freedom of information in 2012. The originals were accessioned by TNA in 2018 and can now be found in FCO archives. Other documents from this collection can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Economic policy - theory and process, Agriculture, Industry, Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Defence (Falklands)