Archive

1984 Nov 2 - 1985 May 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1477
Environmental Affairs (Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution: effects of acid rain; agriculture and conservation) (Part 3)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 503
Any docs withheld? 1

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85 May 30 Th Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (Industrial Air Pollution Inspectorate) [anticipated Waldegrave/Jenkin proposal to transfer Inspectorate back to Department of Environment likely to be resisted by Tom King] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 19 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Report on the Environment - Parliamentary Question on 23 April") [annoucement regarding report by Technology, Growth & Employment Working Group] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 28 Th Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin minute to MT ("Vehicle Emissions") [Environment Council agreement] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 13 We Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin minute to MT ("Vehicle Emissions: Environment Council, 7 March") [report of meeting ending in impasse; next steps; wider implications, for free movement of goods, of failure to agree; Foreign Affairs Council] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 11 Mo Major Environmental Affairs: UKRep Brussels telegram 921 to FCO (1933Z) ("Commission Programme for 1985. Environment, Transport and Consumer Protection") [summary] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 1 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: UKE Bonn telegram 174 to FCO (1606Z) ("French/German Summit 28 February: Vehicle Emissions") [participants; issues to be addressed] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 28 Th Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 Policy Unit minute to Andrew Turnbull ("EC Vehicle Emission Standards") [advice on technology options in context of economic considerations] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 28 Th Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("E(A) Meeting on Vehicle Emission Standards") [environmental concerns; costs; 'concessions' on present technological options & cost implications] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 28 Th Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("European Community Vehicle Emission Standards") [meeting to decide UK line on proposed EC Directive] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 19 Tu Major Environmental Affairs: Jenkin PS letter to No.10 ("Conservation") [possible events for MT to attend] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 12 Tu Major Environmental Affairs: UKE Stockholm telegram 042 to FCO (1400Z) ("Acid Rain") [press statement] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 12 Tu Major Environmental Affairs: Tebbit minute to MT ("Vehicle Emission Limits in the EC") ["a risk that the UK will find itself isolated... we have now to decide what our negotiating tactics should be"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 11 Mo Major Environmental Affairs: Chancellor Kohl letter to MT (Environmental Policy) ["co-operation between our countries... should be intensified"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 8 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: FCO telegram 10 to UKE Stockholm (1245Z) ("Acid Rain") [UK record on tackling air pollution; pledge of cooperation with Nordic governments] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 7 Th Major Environmental Affairs: President Reagan letter to MT (Environmental Policy; Arms Negotiations) [congratulations on recent achievements] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Feb 1 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: David Barclay minute to MT ("Acid Rain: Your Reply to the Nordic Prime Ministers") [MT agrees to press statement reproducing main points of her reply to PM of Iceland] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jan 23 We Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Patrick Jenkin, Jopling, Rees, Whitelaw, Younger, Gummer, Waldegrave, Stradling-Thomas) ["Agriculture and Conservation"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jan 21 Mo Major Environmental Affairs: Nicholas Edwards minute to MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") ["our present policies are already moving towards a better balance... the case for extending planning or other controls is not made out"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jan 18 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 Policy Unit briefing for MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") [pros & cons of legislation; Landscape Conservation Orders; costs: investment in preservation of landscape by diverting savings made elsewhere; Halvergate Marshes] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jan 18 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") ['voluntary' approach vs. intervention; compensation; planning controls; Landscape Conservation Orders; preventing drainage of the Broads/Halvergate marshes] [declassified Dec 2014]