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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 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]
89 Oct 26 Thu European Policy: Nick Ridley PS letter to Treasury ('EMU') [Ridley comments on Chancellor's draft paper] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 1 Wed European Policy: Nick Ridley PS letter to Treasury (Chancellor's speech on EMU) [Ridley thinks an "evolutionary approach" on Lawson's lines would lead to more business being conducted in DM] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 1 Wed European Policy: Sir Geoffrey Howe PS letter to Treasury ("Economic and Monetary Union") [Chancellor's draft Commons speech; could be construed as extending "into the distant future" our entry into ERM] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 31 Tue European Policy: Treasury letter to No.10 ("Economic and Monetary Union") [Chancellor's draft Commons speech; MT - 'excellent'] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 30 Mon European Policy: Treasury letter to No.10 ("Economic and Monetary Union") [Chancellor's paper for ECOFIN, in final form] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 3 Fri European Policy: Treasury letter to No.10 ('EMU') [press reports on British participation in High Level Group; line to take] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Nov 3 Fri European Policy: Treasury letter to No.10 ("Article for the Sunday Correspondent") [Chancellor's article on EMU; MT - "Excellent, straightforward & direct"] [declassified Jul 2018]
89 Oct 13 Fri European Policy: Treasury letter to No.10 ("EMU: Chancellor's paper for ECOFIN") [seeks MT's view on latest draft] [declassified Jul 2018]