Archive

1979 May 17 - 1980 Sep 22
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/341
Rhodesia (Oil sanctions against Rhodesia; follow-up to Bingham Report; possible further review; proceedings by Lonrho against Shell and BP)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2010 Dec 30
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 129
Any docs withheld? No

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79 May 29 Tue Zimbabwe: Hunt minute to No.10 ("Further Review on Rhodesian Oil sanctions") ["would serve no useful purpose"] [declassified 2009]
79 May 30 Wed Zimbabwe: No.10 minute to MT (further enquiry into breaches of Rhodesian sanctions) [MT: "It would be best to have cabinet decision not to go ahead"] [declassified 2009]
79 May 31 Thu Zimbabwe: No.10 letter to FCO (further review of oil sanctions) [MT disinclined but wishes cabinet to decide] [declassified 2009]
79 Jun 7 Thu Zimbabwe: Ken Stowe minute to MT ("Shell, Sanctions-Breaking and Sir Frank McFadzean") [criminal proceedings unlikely] [declassified 2009]
79 Jun 13 Wed Zimbabwe: Hunt minute to MT ("The Bingham Report: A Further Inquiry C(79) 19") [FCS paper recommending against] [declassified 2009]
79 Jun 15 Fri Zimbabwe: Attorney-General minute to MT ("Rhodesia Sanctions: Further Inquiry") [arguments about scale of task for criminal investigations] [declassified 2009]
79 Jun 19 Tue Zimbabwe: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Rhodesian Sanctions: Further Inquiry") [deferral of decision on furrther inquiry into sanctions breaking] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 4 Wed Zimbabwe: Hunt minute to MT ("Rhodesia Sanctions: Further Inquiry") [timing announcement of no further inquiry] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 25 Wed Zimbabwe: FCO letter to No.10 ("Debate on Southern Africa: Rhodesian Oil Sanctions") [Castrol] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 26 Thu Zimbabwe: No.10 letter to Law Officers' Dept (Attorney General minute on sanctions-breaking) [MT agrees his conclusions] [declassified 2009]
79 Jul 30 Mon Zimbabwe: MT letter to Frank Dobson MP (BP/CONOCO oil swap deal) [no oil went to Rhodesia] [declassified 2009]
79 Nov 14 Wed Zimbabwe: Attorney General letter to Carrington (Bingham Report) [timing of announcement on DPP decisions] [declassified 2009]
79 Nov 26 Mon Zimbabwe: Carrington minute to Attorney General (Bingham Report) [timing announcement of DPP decisions] [declassified 2009]
79 Nov 30 Fri Zimbabwe: No.10 minute to MT (Bingham Report) [timing announcement of DPP decision not to prosecute] [declassified 2009]
79 Dec 7 Fri Zimbabwe: Lord Privy Seal minute to Attorney General (Bingham Report) [urges presentational changes to statement] [declassified 2009]
79 Dec 8 Sat Zimbabwe: No.10 minute to MT ("Statement on Bingham") [Carrington "very unhappy" with draft statement] [declassified 2009]
79 Dec 19 Wed Zimbabwe: No.10 minute to MT ("Statements in the House") [Attorney General's Bingham announcement went badly] [declassified 2009]
80 Jan 17 Thu Zimbabwe: Lord Privy Seal minute to MT ("Proceedings by Lonrho against BP and Shell") [resist Lonrho demand for documents] [declassified 2009]
80 Feb 18 Mon Zimbabwe: Lord Privy Seal minute to MT ("Proceedings by Lonrho against Shell/BP") [public interest immunity] [declassified 2009]
80 Mar 31 Mon Zimbabwe: Lord Privy Seal minute to MT ("Proceedings by Lonrho against Shell and BP") [public interest immunity] [declassified 2009]