Archive

1984 Mar 19 - 1985 May 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1425
China (Sino-British relations; defence sales) (Part 2)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 236
Any docs withheld? 4

Selections from this file

Showing items 21 - 31 of 31

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Datesort descending Value Title
85 Apr 19 Fr Major China: Charles Powell minute to MT (sale of BAe 146s to China) [confirmation of deal] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 19 Fr Major China: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Aid Trade Provision for China") [ATP funds insufficient to extend to China, in Howe's view] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 25 Th Major China: Lord Young PS letter to No.10 ("UK Trade Mission to China and Hong Kong") [request from representatives of the companies included in the mission to meet in advance with MT, to discuss financing of projects] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 25 Th Major China: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Chinese Ambassador: Courtesy Call") ["would underline the importance... [MT] attaches personally to the further development of relations"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 29 Mo Major China: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Aid Trade Provision for China") [extension] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 16 Th Major China: Howe minute to MT ("Nuclear Cooperation with China") [security risk from transfer of sensitive technology: request from China to buy a centrifuge enrichment plant] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 16 Th Major China: FCO briefing for MT ("Courtesy Call on Prime Minister by Chinese Ambassador") [personality note; programme for Zhao Ziyang's visit] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 21 Tu Major China: Lord Young PS letter to No.10 (trade mission to China) [draft article for 'Sun' newspaper] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 29 We Major China: Howe minute to MT ("China: Nuclear Cooperation Agreement") ["successfully negotiated"; Chinese PM to sign during June visit to UK; IAEA safeguards] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 29 We Major China: Heseltine PS letter to No.10 ("China - Review of Defence Trade Policy") ["I attach a paper showing the outcome of the inter-departmental review"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 31 Fr Major China: Tebbit PS letter to No.10 ("Presidency of the Sino British Trade Council") [President-desigate to accompany Lord Young on trade mission] [declassified Dec 2014]