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1984 Jun 18 - 1985 Oct 13
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1431
Commonwealth (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Nassau, Bahamas, October 1985) (Part 9)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 242
Any docs withheld? 1

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85 Sep 25 Wed Commonwealth: Rauf Denktash letter to MT (Heads of Government meeting in Nassau) [request to address the meeting] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 23 Tue Commonwealth: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Meeting of OD at 11.15 (after Cabinet on Thursday 25 July The Security of Small States") [identification of states vulnerable to takeover by USSR; prevention strategy] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 19 Fri Commonwealth: Charles Powell briefing for MT ("Security of Small States") [key obejctives for OD meeting] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jun 21 Fri Commonwealth: MT letter to Secretary General Ramphal (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Nassau, October 1985: Agenda) ["We are studying your suggestions and I will let you have my considered views as soon as possible"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jun 5 Wed Commonwealth: Chancellor of the Exchequer letter to Howe ("OD(85)9: The Security of Small States") [additional funding] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 22 Wed Commonwealth: Cradock minute to Charles Powell ("Security of Small States: Memorandum by the Foreign and Commonwealth and Defence Secretaries") ["it is precisely this kind of situation - sudden changes in small states - that are the crises most likely to arise and hit us"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 10 Fri Commonwealth: Prime Minister Pindling letter to MT (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Nassau, October 1985) [invitation] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 9 Thu Commonwealth: Howe minute to MT ("The Security of Small States") ["signs are that a strong case will be made [at next CHOGM] for the provision of more assistance... As always, resources are the problem"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 14 Thu Commonwealth: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Representation of Small Commonwealth States at the UN") [proposed extension of joint services office: "any changes in the Government's present policy... [should await] the report of the Commonwealth Secretary-General's Study Group"] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jun 18 Mon Commonwealth: FCO letter to Cabinet Office ("Commonwealth Senior Officials Meeting, Barbados") [leadership of UK delegation; preparation of meeting] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 26 Thu Commonwealth: MT letter to Secretary General Ramphal (Heads of Government meeting in Nassau) [MT agrees to introduce discussion on World Political Scene & to reply to Bahamas PM's toast to his guests] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 23 Mon Commonwealth: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("CHOGM - Commonwealth Secretariat Papers") [No.10 requirements & preferences; CHOGM Agenda] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 16 Mon Commonwealth: Cabinet Office letter to Private Secretaries ("Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Nassau: 16-22 October 1985") [briefing arrangements] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 10 Tue Commonwealth: Charles Powell minute to Cabinet Office ("CHOGM: List of Briefs") [briefing arrangements; speaking notes] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 9 Mon Commonwealth: Charles Powell minute to MT ("CHOGM: Bilateral Meetings") [Howe's recommendations] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 5 Thu Commonwealth: Lord Hanson letter to MT (Hanson Trust activities in Canada) [request for MT to arrange personal introduction to PM Mulroney] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Sep 3 Tue Commonwealth: Charles Powell minute to Caroline Ryder ("Commonwealth Secretary-General") [scheduling of meeting with MT] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Aug 27 Tue Commonwealth: MT letter to Secretary General Ramphal (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Nassau) [MT's comments on the Agenda] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jun 10 Mon Commonwealth: MT letter to Prime Minister Pindling (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Nassau, October 1985) [acceptance of invitation] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 15 Wed Commonwealth: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Security of Small States: Memorandum by the Foreign and Commonwealth and Defence Secretaries") [summary of conclusions from Howe/Heseltine paper; next steps] [declassified Dec 2014]