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1979 May 16 - 1979 Nov 29
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/15
Defence (Modernisation of Theatre Nuclear Forces)(Part 1)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2009 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 226
Any docs withheld? No

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79 May 11 Fri Defence: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Schmidt) [partial record of Plenary Session, nuclear matters] [declassified 2009]
79 May 14 Mon Defence: Pym-Apel meeting in Brussels (record of conversation) [including theatre nuclear forces] [declassified 2009]
79 May 15 Tue Defence: UK Delegation NATO to FCO (account of Eurogroup ministerial meeting) [“TNF Modernisation/Grey Areas”] [declassified 2009]
79 May 17 Thu Defence: Carrington-Danish Foreign Minister meeting in Copenhagen (record of conversation) [Nordic area & TNF] [declassified 2009]
79 May 17 Thu Defence: UK Delegation NATO to FCO (account of Defence Planning Committee meeting) [“NATO TNF Modernisation”] [declassified 2009]
79 May 31 Thu Defence: UK Delegation NATO to FCO (account of NATO Ministerial meeting) [“Theatre Nuclear Forces”] [declassified 2009]
79 Jun 13 Wed Defence: MT-Haig meeting in London (record of conversation) [“General Haig’s Farewell Call on the PM”] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 5 Thu Defence: Pym minute to PM (“NATO Long-Range Theatre Nuclear Forces”) [“key test of NATO’s collective will”] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 6 Fri Defence: Carrington minute to PM (“Theatre Nuclear Arms Control”) [consider alongside Pym paper] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 9 Mon Defence: Hunt minute to PM (“Long Range Theatre Nuclear Forces & Theatre Nuclear Arms Control”) [Pym & Carrington papers] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 11 Wed Defence: President Carter letter to MT (visit by emissary to discuss TNF) [David Aaron tour of European capitals] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 17 Tue Defence: Carrington-Aaron meeting (record of conversation) [David Aaron tour of European capitals] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 24 Tue Defence: MT-Rogers meeting in London (record of conversation) [“Introductory call on the PM by the SACEUR, General Rogers”] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 28 Sat Defence: MT letter to President Carter (visit by emissary to discuss TNF) [shares his view of need for “firm decision this year to modernise LRTNF in Europe”] [declassified 2009]
79 Sep 12 Wed Defence: MT-Belgian PM Martens meeting in London (record of conversation) [extract on defence] [declassified 2009]
79 Sep 17 Mon Defence: Pym minute to PM (“Long-Range Theatre Nuclear Forces”) [accept US owned GLCMs in UK] [declassified 2009]
79 Sep 18 Tue Defence: Hunt minute to PM (“MISC 7: Long Range Theatre Nuclear Forces”) [briefing for discussion of Pym paper] [declassified 2009]
79 Sep 20 Thu Defence: Pym minute to PM (“US Ground Launched Cruise Missiles in the UK”) [immediately accept a further 16 US owned GLCMs] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 5 Fri Defence: MT-Italian PM Cossiga meeting in Rome (record of conversation) [plenary] [extract on defence] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 5 Fri Defence: MT-Italian PM Cossiga meeting in Rome (record of conversation) [“Brief account of main points discussed at tête-à-tête”] [declassified 2009]