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1981 Apr 1 - 1985 Sep 5
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1634
Security (Security Commission: review of security procedures; appointments; cases referred; 'Three Advisers' on appeals against positive vetting clearance refusals - terms of reference and procedures)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 253
Any docs withheld?

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81 Apr 27 Mon Security: MT letter to Lord Allen (Security Commission: review of public service security procedures and practices) [letter of thanks for agreeing to serve on inquiry] [released Dec 2014]
81 Dec 3 Thu Security: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (Security Commission: review of public service security procedures and practices) [anticipated recommendations of report launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General; MT finds associated risk of of a further spy allegation by journalist Chapman Pincher "deeply worrying"] [released Dec 2014]
81 Dec 18 Fri Security: Clive Whitmore minute to MT ("Report by the Security Commission") [review of public service security procedures and practices launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: handling of report's findings, including Government's need to avow existence of SIS] [released Dec 2014]
81 Dec 21 Mon Security: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Security Commission Report") [review of public service security procedures and practices launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: handling of report's findings] [released Dec 2014]
81 Dec 23 Wed Security: MT letter to Lord Bridge ("The Security Commission") [review of public service security procedures and practices launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: thanks for report & recommendations] [released Dec 2014]
82 Mar 5 Fri Security: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("Report of Security Commission") [review of public service security procedures and practices launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: summary & analysis of report's recommendations] [released Dec 2014]
82 Mar 16 Tue Security: No.10 briefing for MT (Security Commission report & review of Security and Intelligence Services) [launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General] [released Dec 2014]
82 Mar 22 Mon Security: No.10 letter to Whitelaw PS (Security Commission report & review of Security and Intelligence Services) [launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: cover letter only, for record of conversation on 17 March] [released Dec 2014]
82 Mar 26 Fri Security: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("Report of the Security Commission") [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: announcement of White Paper on report's findings] [released Dec 2014]
82 Apr 2 Fri Security: Clive Whitmore minute to MT ("Statement on the Security Commission Report") [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: proposed changes to MT draft statement on report's findings] [released Dec 2014]
82 Apr 2 Fri Security: MT letter to Michael Foot (Security Commission Report) [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: handling of the report's publication] [released Dec 2014]
82 Apr 5 Mon Security: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Security Commission") [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: media handling of Lord Bridge's appointment] [released Dec 2014]
82 May 10 Mon Security: Michael Pattison minute to MT ("Statement on the Security Commission Report") [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: merits of oral statement vs written statement on Report's publication] [released Dec 2014]
82 May 12 Wed Security: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Report of the Security Commission") [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: draft Question & Written Answer on Report's publication] [released Dec 2014]
82 May 14 Fri Security: MT letter to Michael Foot (Security Commission review of security procedures and practices in public service) [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: merits of oral statement vs Written Answer on Report's publication] [released Dec 2014]
82 May 18 Tue Security: MT letter to Michael Foot (Security Commission review of security procedures and practices in public service) [review launched in wake of spy allegations against MI5 Director General: merits of oral statement vs Written Answer on Report's publication] [released Dec 2014]
82 Aug 9 Mon Security: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("Security Commission") [question raised by Edward du Cann as to whether the Commission is a public body answerable to a select committee] [released Dec 2014]
82 Aug 11 Wed Security: MT letter to Edward du Cann (Security Commission) [response to query as to whether the Commission is a public body answerable to a select committee] [released Dec 2014]
82 Sep 1 Wed Security: No.10 minute to Cabinet Office ("Security Commission") [query as to whether the Commission is a public body answerable to a select committee] [released Dec 2014]
82 Sep 16 Thu Security: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (Security Commission) [query as to whether the Commission is a public body answerable to a select committee: advice, provided by MT to Du Cann, to be revised] [released Dec 2014]