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1989 Jan 20 - 1990 Apr 26
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/3408
Ireland (Situation in Northern Ireland) (Part 27)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2017 Dec 29
Classification: Secret
Page count: 303
Any docs withheld? 5

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88 Sep 13 Tue Northern Ireland: Trevor Woolley minute to Charles Powell ("James Adams") [prospect of a witness from security services appearing at libel trial] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Jan 20 Fri Northern Ireland: Tom King minute to John Wakeham (Northern Ireland Inquests) [need to change the law to protect service personnel witnesses who are involved in deaths] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 3 Fri Northern Ireland: MT message to Brian Mulroney (provision of counter-terrorism training) [Irish request for assistance] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 3 Fri Northern Ireland: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Northern Ireland") [Enoch Powell's views on Haughey's ability to end the problem of Northern Ireland in Anglo-Irish relations] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 6 Mon Northern Ireland: Charles Powell minute to King PS (Enoch Powell proposals) [another suggestion for full integration of NI into UK] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 13 Mon Northern Ireland: No.10 note for the record (Butler-O'Rourke) [Finucane murder, attitude of Northern Irish solicitors toward IRA] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 17 Fri Northern Ireland: Tom King minute to MT (Soviet Ambassador) [proposed visit to Northern Ireland and official programme] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 24 Fri Northern Ireland: Fred Olson message to MT (Harland and Wolff Privatisation) [commitment to equity stake and initial orders] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Feb 25 Sat Northern Ireland: MT message to Brian Mulroney (security service training programme) ["an important reinforcement in the fight against terrorism"] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Mar 13 Mon Northern Ireland: MT message to Fred Olson (Harland and Wolff Privatisation) [government's interest in achieving return of Yard to private sector] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Mar 20 Mon Northern Ireland: Paul Gray minute to MT ("Harland and Wolff Privatisation") [proposed terms of sale an extremely good outcome] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Mar 27 Mon Northern Ireland: MT message to Felipe Gonzalez Marquez (IRA murder of policemen) [thanks for condolences] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Apr 6 Thu Northern Ireland: Tom King minute to Douglas Hurd ("Proscription of Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)") [IPLO claims responsibility for attacks, should be proscribed when necessary conditions are met] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Apr 21 Fri Northern Ireland: Douglas Hurd minute to Tom King ("Proscription of Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)") [ample grounds for proscription in Northern Ireland, should not be proscribed in Britain] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Apr 27 Thu Northern Ireland: Malcolm Rifkind minute to Tom King ("Proscription of Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)") [proscription in Britain would be difficult to justify] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Jun 13 Tue Northern Ireland: Patrick Mayhew minute to Lord Mackay (Northern Ireland Inquests) [proposed course on witnesses' culpability is compatible with obligations under ECHR] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Jun 14 Wed Northern Ireland: John Wakeham minute to MT ("Northern Ireland Inquests") [proposed Order in Council to restore rules on compellability of witnesses suspected of causing death] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Jun 15 Thu Northern Ireland: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Northern Ireland Inquests") [MT note: "must restore status quo ante" on compellability of witnesses suspected of causing death] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Jul 3 Mon Northern Ireland: Charles Powell record of phone conversation (Powell-Maginnis) [permanent vehicle checkpoints and military patrolling] [declassified Dec 2017]
89 Jul 6 Thu Northern Ireland: Tom King minute to MT ("Anti-Terrorist Legislation in Northern Ireland") [proceed with review on assumption that terrorism "should be dealt with in accordance with the ordinary criminal law"] [declassified Dec 2017]