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The Falklands: briefing notes and memoranda concerning the Conflict, Jun 1972; Apr-Jun 1982; Jun 1983

CCO 20/56/6


Exchange of Notes between the UK Government and the Government of the Argentine Republic 'concerning communications between the Falkland Islands and the Argentine Mainland', Jun 1972 [Cmnd. 5000]

Conservative Research Departments Foreign Affairs briefs:

  1. PFAC(82)4: The Falkland Islands, 06/04/1982 [Author: RS/CJM]
  2. Local Overseas Allowance for the Falkland Islands Task Force, 21/04/1982
  3. PFAC(82)5: The Falkland Islands (2), 28/04/1982 [Author: SH/RS/CJM]

Briefing Note

  1. No. 13: 'The Falkland Islands', 07/04/1982
  2. No. 14: 'The Falkland Islands - The Prime Minister's Commons Speech', 14/04/1982
  3. No. 17: 'The Falkland Islands: the Basic Principles', 05/05/1982

Also includes:-

  1. Telegram from Eric G Campbell, British Chamber of Commerce in the Argentine Republic, advocating a peaceful settlement to the Falklands crisis, 15/04/1982
  2. Circular letter to Party workers concerning the crisis from Party Chairman Cecil Parkinson, 10/04/1982 and 15/04/1982
  3. Memorandum concerning Area opinion towards the crisis, 20/04/1982
  4. Memorandum concerning the level of support for the UK amongst members of the US Congress, 26/04/1982
  5. Memorandum concerning opinion of Party activists towards the crisis, 06/05/1982
  6. Transcript of BBC 1 News interview with Admiral Lord Lewin, Chief of the Defence Staff, concerning the sinking of the Argentine Light Cruiser General Belgrano, 03/06/1983


  • Creation: Jun 1972; Apr-Jun 1982; Jun 1983


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