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Ireland: Gow minute to MT ("Jim Prior's Statement on Northern Ireland Prisons") [Gow's proposed amendments, in line with Powell's thinking; MT approves statement without amendments] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1293 f13
Editorial comments:

The "Privy Councillor" referred to by Gow must surely mean Enoch Powell, Gow often acting as an intermediary between Powell and MT. Relevant supporting documents follow the main item. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-1293.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 16pp
Themes: Media, Northern Ireland, Union of UK nations, Law & order, Religion & morality