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1979 Jul 3 - 1982 Jun 16
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/685
Defence (Supply of highly enriched uranium (HEU)) (Part 1)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 137
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Jun 16 Wed Defence: No.10 letter to MOD ("Special Nuclear Materials (MISC 7(82) 3)") [MT supports new arrangements for purchasing special nuclear materials from BNFL] [declassified 2012]
82 Jun 14 Mon Defence: Armstrong minute to Whitmore ("Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) for the Defence Programme (MISC 7(82) 3)") [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Defence: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Materials") [comment on British Nuclear Fuels proposals on UK-based supply of special nuclear materials] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 1 Thu Defence: Nott minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Materials") [British Nuclear Fuels proposals on UK-based supply of special nuclear materials] [declassified 2012]
82 Jan 21 Thu Defence: Department of Energy letter to No.10 ("Export of Plutonium to France") [export deal falls through] [declassified 2012]
81 Sep 4 Fri Defence: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Special Nuclear Materials") [communication with US over US supply of special nuclear materials to the UK: need for MT to write to Reagan now] [declassified 2012]
81 Sep 1 Tue Defence: Nott minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Materials") [communication with US over US supply of special nuclear materials to the UK: urges MT to write to Reagan] [declassified 2012]
81 Aug 28 Fri Defence: Cabinet Office minute to Rickett ("Special Nuclear Materials") [risks of becoming dependent on US supply of special nuclear materials] [declassified 2012]
81 Aug 24 Mon Defence: Carrington minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Materials") [risks of becoming dependent on US supply of special nuclear materials] [declassified 2012]
81 Aug 17 Mon Defence: No.10 letter to FCO ("Transfer of Plutonium to France") [MT willing to allow transfer; thinks it would be better if Mitterrand was aware of terms] [declassified 2012]
81 Aug 11 Tue Defence: FCO letter to No.10 ("Transfer of Plutonium to France and US") [unclear whether Mitterrand is aware of the terms of proposed loan] [declassified 2012]
81 Aug 3 Mon Defence: No.10 letter to Department of Energy ("Export of Plutonium to France and the United States") [MT supports export] [declassified 2012]
81 Jul 31 Fri Defence: Armstrong minute to MT ("Export of Plutonium to France and the United States") [MT: "but I fear we will be criticised for not applying IEAE safeguards"] [declassified 2012]
81 Jul 31 Fri Defence: Carrington minute to MT ("Export of Plutonium to France and the United States") [supports export] [declassified 2012]
81 Jul 31 Fri Defence: Nott minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Matters (SNM)") ["remarkable change of attitude" by US on supply of special nuclear materials to UK] [declassified 2012]
81 Jul 31 Fri Defence: Nott minute to MT ("Export of Plutonium to France and the United States") [supports export] [declassified 2012]
81 Jul 28 Tue Defence: Howell minute to MT ("Export of Plutonium to France and the United States") [declassified 2012]
81 Jun 22 Mon Defence: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Materials (SNM)") [cost of enriched uranium self-sufficiency plan] [declassified 2012]
81 Jun 17 Wed Defence: Nott minute to MT ("Special Nuclear Materials (SNM)") [attitude of Reagan Administration to supply to UK of enriched uranium and other materials] [declassified 2012]
79 Dec 14 Fri Defence: MOD letter to No.10 ("Supplies of Highly Enriched Uranium for Submarine Propulsion") [proposed announcement of self-sufficiency plan] [declassified 2012]