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1989 Sep 1 - 1990 Nov 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/3741
European Policy (European Monetary System (EMS): economic and monetary union) (Part 5) [filed out of sequence]

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2018 Jul 24
Classification: Secret
Page count: 434
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89 Oct 3 Tue European Policy: Powell minute for Walters ('EMU') [gave your note to MT; she says she has no time now, consider at end of October on return from CHOGM] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 2 Mon European Policy: Walters minute ("A Strategy and Tactics for European Monetary Union") [approach based on proposal of commodity currency for Europe] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 11 Wed European Policy: Wicks minute for Chancellor ("EMU: Paper for ECOFIN") [latest draft, plus letters to No.10 and Bank; timetabling] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 27 Mon European Policy: Griffiths minute for Cradock ("E van Lennep: ERM and EMU") [Dutch Treasury favouring early British membership of ERM, and EMU IGC on conditions] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 19 Thu European Policy: No.10 Press Office (cuttings faxed to PM's team in Kuala Lumpur) [Walters, EMS] [these copies declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 20 Fri European Policy: No.10 Press Office (cuttings faxed to PM's team in Kuala Lumpur) [Lawson, Howe in Commons; Walters, EMS] [these copies declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 21 Sat European Policy: No.10 Press Office (cuttings faxed to PM's team in Kuala Lumpur) [Walters, EMS] [these copies declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 22 Sun European Policy: No.10 Press Office (cuttings faxed to PM's team in Kuala Lumpur) [Sunday press on Lawson and Walters, EMS] [these copies declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 27 Mon European Policy: Nick Ridley PS letter to No.10 ("ERM/EMU") [encloses two copies of Ridley's paper prepared "on a personal basis", not to be copied or circulated without further reference to him] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 26 Thu European Policy: Treasury letter to No.10 (EMU paper) [Chancellor's paper for ECOFIN; proposes now to publish it on 2 Nov rather than 31 Oct] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 20 Mon European Policy: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("Economic and Monetary Union") ["ambivalent statement by Kohl" at press conference after European Council] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 21 Tue European Policy: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ('EMU') [annual report of "Five Wise Men" stresses importance monetary stability and warns against rushing into monetary union] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 25 Wed European Policy: UKREP Brussels telegram to FCO ("European Parliament plenary, Strasbourg, 25 Oct 1989: debate on Economic and Monetary Union") [speeches by Bérégovoy and Delors] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 1 Wed European Policy: Powell letter to Treasury (Chancellor's paper on EMU) [asks for draft PMQ and answer on this topic for tomorrow] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 2 Thu European Policy: Turnbull note for Chancellor's PS ("Mr Gieve/HMT") ["still one unexploded Walters bomb .... issue is probably now dead but you should be aware"] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 6 Mon European Policy: Turnbull minute for MT ("Exchange Rate Mechanism") [interesting weekend press on EMS, showing sharp divisions of opinion] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 29 Sun European Policy: Gray note for Powell (FRG report on EMU) [Board of Academic Advisers to the Federal Minister of Economic Affairs] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 3 Fri European Policy: FCO telegram to UKE Paris and other EC posts ("EMU: Westminster views") [striking all party rejection of Delors Stages 2 and 3] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 30 Thu European Policy: Lady Serota letter to MT (House of Lords European Communities Committee Report) ["The Delors Committee Report" - sent to MT as she prepared for Strasbourg European Council] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 2 Thu European Policy: Conservative Research Department briefing ("Economic and Monetary Union") [briefing for Commons debate, 2 Nov 1989] [declassified Jul 2018]