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1984 Sep 12 - 1985 Mar 25
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1502
Foreign Policy (Prime Minister's visit to China, Hong Kong and USA, December 1984: policy)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 250
Any docs withheld? 5

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84 Sep 12 Wed Hong Kong: Charles Powell minute to Cradock (“Possible visit of the PM to Peking”) [should MT sign Joint Declaration in person?] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Sep 12 Wed Hong Kong: Charles Powell minute to Cradock ("Possible visit of the PM to Peking") [should MT sign the Joint Declaration in person?] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 7 Wed Foreign Policy: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Signature of the Hong Kong Agreement: Sir Y K Pao") [MT doubtful that Pao can be persuaded not to attend] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 9 Fri Foreign Policy: UKE Beijing telegram 2727 to FCO (0405Z) ("Prime Minister's Visit to Peking and Hong Kong") [Hong Kong aims; bilateral aims; multilateral aims] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 14 Wed Foreign Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Howe) ["Prime Minister's Visit to Peking": Y.K. Pao's attendance at Hong Kong signing ceremeny; delegation of UK industrialists] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 14 Wed Foreign Policy: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Visit of the Prime Minister to Peking and Hong Kong") [programmes; participation in the Signature Ceremony; topics for talks in Beijing; timing & content of Announcement; delegation of industrialists] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 16 Fri Foreign Policy: Charles Powell letter to Howe PS ("Prime Minister's Visit to the United States") [MT advises not to pursue proposal for December 1984 meeting, and to concentrate on February 1985 meeting instead; line to take for media speculation] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 16 Fri Foreign Policy: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Prime Minister's Visit to Peking") [Howe/Youde advise against MT bring delegation of businessmen with her, and seeking to close Guangdong Nuclear Project deal, for fear of deflecting media attention from signing of Hong Kong agreement] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 18 Sun Foreign Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Wallis, Price) ["Prime Minister's Visits to Washington": proposed visit in December 1984] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 19 Mon Foreign Policy: Charles Powell letter to Howe PS ("Visit of the Prime Minister to Peking and Hong Kong") [schedule; speeches; announcement] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 19 Mon Foreign Policy: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Prime Minister's Visit to Far East and United States: Timings") [options] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 24 Sat Foreign Policy: Charles Powell note to MT (Prime Minister's Visit to the USA) [MT agrees to delay decision on timing of visit, pending her meeting with Ambassador Wright] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 25 Sun Foreign Policy: Charles Powell letter to Howe PS ("Prime Minister's Meeting with President Reagan") [subjects for discussion] [released Dec 2014]
84 Nov 29 Thu Foreign Policy: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Visit by the Prime Minister to Peking and Hong Kong") [briefing proposals] [released Dec 2014]
84 Dec 4 Tue Foreign Policy: Treasury briefing for MT ("Prime Minister's Visit to China") [Royal Mint project discussions with China Mint] [released Dec 2014]
84 Dec 4 Tue Foreign Policy: UKE Beijing record of conversation (1010Z) ("Prime Minister's Visit: Mr Buchanan-Smith's Meeting with Vice Premier Li Peng") [Buchanan-Smith; Li Peng] [released Dec 2014]
84 Dec 7 Fri Foreign Policy: UMELCO letter to MT ("Subject: The Future of Hong Kong") [letter of thanks for meeting with delegation] [released Dec 2014]
84 Dec 7 Fri Foreign Policy: FCO letter to No.10 ("China: Possible Visit by Her Majesty the Queen") [line to take during MT visit to Beijing] [released Dec 2014]
84 Dec 10 Mon Foreign Policy: Charles Powell letter to Howe PS ("Prime Minister's Visit to Peking: Meeting with the British Press") [arrangements; Hong Kong journalists; MT annotations to questions likely to be raised] [released Dec 2014]
84 Dec 11 Tue Foreign Policy: Charles Powell briefing for MT ("Briefing Meeting for Your Visits to Peking, Hong Kong and Washington") [summary of steering briefs; attendees] [released Dec 2014]