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1980 Oct 17 - 1981 Mar 6
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/414
Defence (Defence budget) (Part 4)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2011 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 240
Any docs withheld? No

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Date Value Title
80 Oct 23 Thu Defence: Pym minute to MT ("The Defence Programme") [defence expenditure] [declassified 2011]
80 Oct 28 Tue Defence: MOD letter to No.10 ("Defence Expenditure") [declassified 2011]
80 Oct 30 Thu Defence: MOD letter to No.10 ("Defence Expenditure 1980/81: Contracts Moratorium") [declassified 2011]
80 Oct 31 Fri Defence: MOD letter to No.10 ("The Defence Programme 1980-81") [MT: "They live in a different world from ordinary industry"] [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 5 Wed Defence: Armstrong minute to MT ("Proposed Reductions in Defence Expenditure") [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 6 Thu Defence: Pym minute to MT ("Defence Expenditure 1981/82") [Pym unable to reach agreement with Chiefs of Defence Staff; proposes meeting with them and MT] [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 10 Mon Defence: Armstrong minute to MT ("Defence Expenditure") [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 12 Wed Defence: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Pym-Chiefs of Defence Staff) ["Defence Expenditure"] [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 17 Mon Defence: Armstrong minute to Whitmore ("Defence Expenditure") [Armstrong meets with Brzezinksi's deputy who emphasises US expectation that UK will meet NATO commitments on defence expenditure] [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 17 Mon Defence: MOD letter to No.10 ("The Defence Programme 1980/81") [MOD's attitude to non-competitive contracts] [declassified 2011]
80 Nov 27 Thu Defence: MOD letter to No.10 ("Arming of Servicewomen") [Pym's planned announcement] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 2 Tue Defence: Lankester letter to David Young (expanding sale of MOD land and buildings) [MT's views] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 4 Thu Defence: Armstrong minute to MT (joining up defence, aid and diplomatic budgets) [defence expenditure] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 12 Fri Defence: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Commanding Officer at SAS Hereford, Lieutenant Colonel Rose) ["Prime Minister's Visit to the SAS"] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 19 Fri Defence: Carrington minute to MT ("MISC 42") [joining up defence, aid and diplomatic budgets] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 23 Tue Defence: Pym minute to MT ("Defence Estimates 1981/82") [cuts to defence expenditure: political impact] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 23 Tue Defence: Pym minute to MT ("Defence Estimates 1981/82") [cuts to defence expenditure] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 23 Tue Defence: Pym minute to MT ("Overseas and Defence Expenditure") [joining up defence, aid and diplomatic budgets] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 24 Wed Defence: Whitmore minute to MT ("Defence Expenditure 1981/82") [comment on Pym's minute] [declassified 2011]
80 Dec 30 Tue Defence: Hastie-Smith briefing for MT ("Defence Estimates 1981/82: Meeting on Wednesday 31 December at 3pm") [declassified 2011]