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Government Chief Whip's Office files

Falklands: Government Deputy Chief Whip's circular to whips (MT correspondence with Bowen Wells) ["open letter" by Wells setting out his view that post-war policy towards the islands should revive leaseback; 'unbelievable' (Peter Brooke), "why on earth is Ian Gow pushing him so hard" (David Hunt)] [declassified Dec 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: CAB183/73 f115
Editorial comments:

Read other documents from this file. The initials would appear to refer to John Stradling-Thomas (Deputy Chief Whip), Tony Berry, Carol Mather, Robert Boscawen, John Cope, Peter Brooke, John Gummer, Alistair Goodlad, Donald Thompson, Nick Budgen, David Hunt, Ian Lang and Tristan Garel-Jones. Ian Gow had earlier sent a copy of the Wells-MT exchange to the Chief Whip (also in this file, f110).

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Conservative Party (organization), Parliament, Defence (Falklands)