Archive

1984 Apr 1 - 1985 Jul 7
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1538
Industrial policy (Future of British Leyland: privatisation of UniPart; collaboration with Honda) (Part 9)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 219
Any docs withheld? No

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85 Apr 1 Mon Industrial Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Chancellor of the Exchequer-Tebbit-Lamont-Gregson-Warry) ["British Leyland"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 3 Wed Industrial Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Tebbit-Moore-Gregson-Warry) ["British Leyland"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 3 Wed Industrial Policy: Tebbit manuscript minute to MT (Austin Rover and Honda) [draft memorandum of understanding, "for your eyes only at this stage"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 3 Wed Industrial Policy: Warry minute to Butler ("Austin Rover and Honda") [comment on draft press statement] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 19 Fri Industrial Policy: No.10 minute to MT (Austin Rover Group: proposed meeting with Professor Bhattacharya) ["The ruse for seeing [Bhattacharya]...will not work"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 1 Wed Industrial Policy: Tebbit minute to MT ("Leyland Bus: Bangkok") [Leyland bid for Thai contract; Belgium prepared to breach OECD "no-aid" rules to win contract; need for British response] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 3 Fri Industrial Policy: No.10 minute to MT (Leyland Bus: Thai contract) [British response to Belgian bid; proposal for avoiding OECD "no-aid" rules] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 3 Fri Industrial Policy: Rees minute to MT ("Leyland Bus: Bangkok") [warns against breaching OECD rules to win contract] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 3 Fri Industrial Policy: Tebbit minute to MT ("Leyland Bus: Bangkok") [seeks approval of revised negotiating position] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 3 Fri Industrial Policy: Warry minute to No.10 ("Bangkok Order for Leyland Bus") [suggested negotiating position] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 5 Sun Industrial Policy: UKE Bangk0k telegram to FCO (1400Z) ("Leyland Bus") [negotiations with Thai government; response to proposed negotiating position] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 7 Tue Industrial Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Tebbit-Rees) ("Leyland Bus: Bangkok") [proposed negotiating position for Thai bus deal; MT concerned at failures to "clinch major export deals"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 8 Wed Industrial Policy: Foreign Secretary minute to MT ("Leyland Buses: Bangkok") ("Leyland Bus: Bangkok") [warns against breach of OECD "no-aid" rules] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 14 Tue Industrial Policy: Warry minute to No.10 ("Privatisation - Land Rover Leyland") [negotiations with General Motors] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 17 Fri Industrial Policy: No.10 note to MT (British Leyland: Policy-Search Paper by Trevor Morse) [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 22 Wed Industrial Policy: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("BL: Austin Rover Review (E(A)(85) 28 and 29)") [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 22 Wed Industrial Policy: No.10 briefing for MT ("BL") [British Leyland corporate plan; Austin Rover Group and Honda; future of Land Rover-Leyland] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 22 Wed Industrial Policy: Warry minute to MT ("BL: Austin Rover Group (ARG) Review") [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 23 Thu Industrial Policy: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Tebbit-Chancellor of the Exchequer-Young-Lamont-Wiggins) ["BL Corporate Plan"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 23 Thu Industrial Policy: Warry minute to MT ("BL Corporate Plan") [British Leyland: brief for meeting with Ministers] [declassified Dec 2014]