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1984 Mar 14 - 1984 Dec 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1220
European policy (Presidency of European Commission; UK Commissioners; official posts in Commission) (Part 2)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Jan 3
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 380
Any docs withheld? No

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84 Dec 31 Mon European Policy: MT message to Gaston Thorn (Presidency of the EC Commission) [end of term; notable achievements] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Dec 31 Mon European Policy: MT message to Taoiseach FitzGerald ("European Community: Irish Presidency") ["congratulations on a very successful six months"] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Dec 10 Mon European Policy: Lord Cockfield minute to MT ("The European Community - Portfolios") ["the outcome [of portfolio negotiations] has proved very satisfactory": details] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Nov 29 Thu European Policy: MT letter to Christopher Tugendhat (European Commission) [reflections on his term as a Commissioner] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Nov 23 Fri European Policy: Lord Cockfield minute to MT (European Commissioner portfolios) ["outcome [of negotiations] has been very satisfactory... we are not in the clear yet"; details] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Nov 1 Thu European Policy: MT letter to Kinnock (European Commission: allocation of portfolios) [Development Commissioner; MT: "it is for the new British Commissioners themselves to make clear to M. Delors the responsibilities they would wish to exercise"] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Nov 1 Thu European Policy: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Farewell Call by Viscount Davignon") [end of term as European Commissioner; Howe advice to MT to receive call: "we still need his help on Research and Development and shipbuilding aids"] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 29 Mon European Policy: Lord Cockfield minute to MT ("My Appointment as a European Commissioner") ["contention that my membership of the House of Lords disqualifies me"] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 16 Tue European Policy: No.11 record of conversation (Lawson, Delors, Pascal Lamy) [EC: international finance; Budget; agricultural prices; development of internal market; Commissioner portfolios] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 16 Tue European Policy: FCO record of conversation (Howe, Delors, Rifkind, Pascal Lamy & officials) [improving the working of the EC institutions; internal market; Budget discipline; information policy; agriculture; research & development; relations with US] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 15 Mon European Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Cockfield) ["EC: new Commission": portfolios] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 15 Mon European Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Delors, Pascal Lamy) ["President-Designate of the [EC] Commission": internal market; Dooge Committee; allocation of Commissioner portfolios; Budget/agricultural spending; EMS/European currency; Third World aid] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 12 Fri European Policy: FCO minute (internal): Crispin Tickell to Robin Renwick ("Italian Commissoners") [Communist Party candidate] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 11 Thu European Policy: No.10 briefing for MT ("Meeting with Lord Cockfield Monday 15 October") [European Commissioners: portfolios] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 11 Thu European Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Prime Minister's meeting with Monsier Delors, 15 October") [EC Presidency; European Commissioners: portfolios] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Oct 4 Thu European Policy: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("New EC Commission") [West German Commissioners] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Sep 26 Wed European Policy: Howe PS letter to Lawson PS ("Visit of M. Delors") ["as President-Elect of the European Commission"; Howe request for Lawson to meet Delors & host lunch for him on 16th, following meeting & dinner with MT on 15th; Howe "considers it most important that this visit should go well"] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Sep 21 Fri European Policy: Howe PS message to Chancellor of the Exchequer PS ("European Commission") [portfolios; "I think we could be reasonably satisfied with the distribution of the top posts"] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Sep 17 Mon European Policy: MT letter to Stanley Clinton Davis MP (European Commission) [appointment as UK Commissioner] [declassified Jan 2014]
84 Sep 11 Tue European Policy: MT letter to President of the Confederation of British Industry (European Commission) ["I was grateful to have the CBI's views, and agree in general with the points you have made"] [declassified Jan 2014]