Archive

1989 Jun 23 - 1989 Jun 27
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2666
European Policy (European Council meeting, Madrid, June 1989) (Part 33)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2017 Jul 20
Classification: Secret
Page count: 348
Any docs withheld? No

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89 Jun 21 Wed European Policy: Felipe González letter to MT (European Council Madrid) [key issues] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: UKrep Brussels telegram to FCO ("Delors pre-Madrid press conference") [European Council: Charles Powell: "Delors does not want you to set a date for ERM membership!!"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: UKE Rome telegram to FCO ("Italy and the Madrid European Council") [anticipated stances on key issues] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: UKE Paris telegram to FCO ("Madrid European Council: French views on monetary union") ["key topic for the French"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: UKE Dublin telegram to FCO ("European Council: the Irish Taoiseach") [domestic political scene] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("EMS and EMU: comments by President of the Bundesbank") ["a consistent policy... more important than insititutional change or a single currency"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Peter Lilley PS letter to No.10 ("Fraud against the Community Budget") ["Excellent progress has been made since the Prime Minister first raised the possibility of discussing fraud at [the European Council in] Madrid in the House in February" ] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: No.10 minute to MT ("British merchant shipping") [cabotage] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Powell minute to MT ("European Council in Madrid") [cover note for briefing papers] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Powell letter to Sir Michael Butler (Oral report to the European committee of BIEC) [acknowledgement] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Francis Maude MP letter to No.10 Policy Unit (attitude of other politicians in the Community to the Prime Minister's approach) ["Increasingly, I think, some of these countries are coming out of the closet to support us"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Foreign Secretary & Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Madrid European Council: economic and monetary union") ["we would welcome the opportunity of another talk with you this week about what should be said there"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Howe PS briefing for MT ("Madrid European Council: bilateral with Mr. Haughey") [Northern Ireland; Irish elections; Europe; Fair Employment Bill; UDR use of plastic baton rounds] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: FCO briefing for MT ("Madrid European Council: bilateral with Mr Lubbers") ["a key opportunity to try to maintain... the Anglo-Dutch alliance"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Cradock minute to MT ("Madrid summit") ["it is of overriding strategic importance that we should not be marginalised in Europe"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 ("Capital, banking and financial services: remaining restrictions") [briefing in advance of European Council in Madrid: "The commentaries included with the analysis draw attention to areas where it would seem unhelpful to press for removal of restrictions"] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 23 Fri European Policy: Julian Amery MP letter to MT (European Council Madrid) [arguments, strategies & tactics] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 24 Sat European Policy: Powell briefing for MT ("Bilateral with Mr. Haughey") [European Council Madrid: Anglo-Irish Agreement; border security; EC & Irish Presidency; UDR use of plastic baton rounds] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 24 Sat European Policy: Powell briefing for MT ("Tomorrow's meeting") [Howe/Lawson: European Council Madrid: discussion of their concerns, primarily on ERM & Conservative Party divisions over Europe; outline of counter-arguments for MT to deploy if deemed necessary] [declassified Jul 2017]
89 Jun 24 Sat European Policy: Powell briefing for MT ("Bilateral with Mr. Lubbers") [European Council Madrid: EMU; Social Charter] [declassified Jul 2017]