Archive

1982 Apr 1 - 1983 Feb 8
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1018
European policy (Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)) (Part 10)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2013 Aug 1
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 300
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Sep 27 Mon European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Community affairs") [UK's Budget refunds; imports of poultry from France; French blocking of UK lamb exports; New Zealand butter imports; Common Fisheries Policy; dispute with US over steel imports] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Sep 16 Thu European Policy: MT letter to General Secretary of the TUC (EC farm price review and budget arrangements) [concerns about "unconstitutional" measures & inflationary effect on food prices in the UK] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Jun 30 Wed European Policy: No.10 minute to MT ("Agriculture and Fisheries Statement") ["The Opposition... claimed that the Commission's proposals were a sell-out of the UK fishing industry.. [and] a flagrant breach of the Conservative Manifesto commitment"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Jun 23 Wed European Policy: Walker letter to Pym ("New Zealand Butter") [No.10: "[MT] has commented that a figure less than 90,000 tonnes for the permitted level of imports of New Zealand butter in 1983 would not be acceptable"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 27 Tue European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Community affairs") [Foreign Affairs Council: Pym report on discussion of mandate; CAP price package] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 5 Wed European Policy: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to Walker ("CAP price fixing: Green Pound") [Walker/Howe difference of views over revaluation] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 5 Wed European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Community affairs") [CAP price package/revaluation of the green pound/milk surplus; mandatory production quotas on steel] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 19 Wed European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Community affairs") [EC budget/CAP price package] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 21 Fri European Policy: Chancellor Schmidt letter to MT (EC Budget and agricultural problems) ["The Community can only retain its ability to act if all member states make every effort to reconcile their interests in a fair manner"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 26 Wed European Policy: No.10 minute to Sir Richard Butler (fixing farm prices) ["important developments since you wrote, which the Minister of Agriculture described in his statement to the House of Commons on 19 May"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 18 Tue European Policy: UKrep Brussels telegram 1997 to FCO (1659Z) ("Council of Ministers (Agriculture) 17/18 May") ["decisions were taken on the 1982 farm price proposals by majority vote even though the... [UK] had very important interests at stake and wanted the discussion to continue... This procedure is quite without precedent in the Agriculture Council... if the Community is to avoid a really acute crisis, a decision must be reached on the budget problem at the Foreign Affairs Council next week"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 4 Tue European Policy: Walker PS letter to No.10 ("Council of Agriculture Ministers: 28-30 April 1982") [CAP price package: statement to Parliament regarding "substantial disagreements"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 21 Wed European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Community affairs") [EC Budget negotiations; CAP price package] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 19 Mon European Policy: Walker letter to Pym (Common Agricultural Policy: assessment of benefits to France) ["Given that for many years France has shown a singular lack of appreciation of this country's difficulties as a major contributor... it is helpful to have on the record a French assessment of the benefits which accrue to her"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 5 Mon European Policy: No.10 minute to MT (Agricultural Council - 31 March and 1/2 April 1982) [Walker statement to Parliament: CAP price package] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 5 Mon European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Community affairs") [Walker "report on the outcome of the 31 March - 2 April Agriculture Council": CAP prices; green pound] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 10 Mon European Policy: Pym PS letter to No.10 (CAP price fixing: Agriculture Council 10/11 May) ["a telegram... which Mr Walker has sent Mr Pym, asking for action to be taken before tomorrow morning to discourage our partners, and in particular the French and the Commission, from attempting to circumvent our use of the Luxembourg compromise to prevent a decision being reached tomorrow on CAP price fixing"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 12 Wed European Policy: No.10 minute to MT ("Council of Agriculture Ministers Meeting on 10 - 11 May") [Walker statement to Parliament: "Presidency proposals on a number of major elements in the 1982/83 price fixing"; UK sole voice of dissent] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 12 Wed European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Community affairs") [EC budget; CAP price package; negotiations on classification of EC expenditure; Argentine trade embargo; fisheries] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 2 Fri European Policy: UKrep Brussels telegram to FCO ("Council of Ministers (Agriculture) 31 March/2 April") [report] [declassified Aug 2013]