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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84 Nov 2 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin minute to MT ("Government Response to the HoC Environment Select Committee's Report on Acid Rain") [text of draft response] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 2 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin minute to MT ("Government Response to Tenth Report of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution") [proposed final draft response] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 5 Mo Major Environmental Affairs: Peter Walker minute to MT ("Government Response to the Environment Select Committee's Report on Acid Rain") [proposed amendments] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 6 Tu Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 letter to Patrick Jenkin PS ("Government Response to the Environment Select Committee's Report on Acid Rain") [MT content with draft response, subject to comments from colleagues] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 7 We Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Government Response to the Tenth Report of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution") [redraft, at MT's request, to make line on nuclear energy more robust] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 8 Th Major Environmental Affairs: Howe minute to Patrick Jenkin ("Government Response to the House of Commons Environment Select Committee's Report on Acid Rain") ["we must continue to coordinate very carefully the presentation abroad of our policy on this issue"] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 9 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 Policy Unit briefing for MT ("Conservation of the Broads' Landscape") [options for preventing farmers ploughing: grant aid vs grazing grant] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 9 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 letter to Patrick Jenkin PS ("Government Response to the Tenth Report of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution") [MT requests strengthening of passage on the environmental benefits of nuclear energy] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 9 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin PS letter to No.10 ("Government Response to Select Committee Report on Acid Rain") [copy of response] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 27 Tu Major Environmental Affairs: Robin Nicholson minute to MT ("EC Standards for Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emissions") [points for Norman Lamont's negotiating group to address in EC talks to reach compromise with West Germany on its demand for introduction of 3-way catalysts] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 27 Tu Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 Policy Unit briefing for MT ("EC Standards for Vehicle Exhaust Emissions") [cheaper & more efficient lean-burn engine vs. 3-way catalytic converter: "the snag is that the lean-burn engine is not a realistic contender for.. [West Germany's] acclerated programme of emissions control"] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 28 We Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office note for the record ("Agriculture and Conservation") [disagreement with Patrick Jenkin over need for MT to chair meeting to discuss his paper on compensation principles] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 30 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin minute to MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") [merits of existing voluntary approach to safeguarding of important sites; cost of site safeguards; changes to financial guidelines; Landscape Areas Special Development Order; landscape & nature conservation orders; conservation of the Broads landscape] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 30 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin PS letter to No.10 ("Government Response to Select Committee Report on Acid Rain") [publication] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 7 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: No.10 Policy Unit minute to MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") [key problems with status quo; case for selective planning & reserve powers; capital grants; Countryside Commission policy document] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 12 We Major Environmental Affairs: Lord Hailsham minute to MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") [favours collective consideration of need for primary legislation] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 13 Th Major Environmental Affairs: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("Technology, Growth and Employment Working Group - Fulfilment of Environmental Remit to the Group from the London Economic Summit") [copy of latest draft of the report] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 17 Mo Major Environmental Affairs: Prime Minister Hermannsson letter to MT (Statement by the Nordic Prime Ministers on Air Pollutants and Acidification) [copy of Statement; request for UK cooperation] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 21 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Rees minute to MT ("Agriculture and Conservation") [case for moving away from reliance on voluntary cooperation, towards extending conventional planning powers; compensation for farmers; 'grazing grants' for the Norfolk Broads] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 21 Fr Major Environmental Affairs: Patrick Jenkin minute to MT ("Meeting of Environment Ministers of Summit Countries, 17 December 1984") [summary of meeting & copy of report produced by the meeting; draft cover letter for Kohl enclosing copy of the report] [declassified Dec 2014]