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Correspondence and papers, mainly concerning the formalisation of links between the Conservative Party and the UDR [Union des Démocrates pour la ve République] Party in France, including visit by the Party Chairman and others to meet René Tomasini, Secretary-General of the UDR and Michel Habib-Deloncle in Paris on 07/06/1972, Nov 1971-Jun 1972

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Correspondents include:-

  1. Beamish, Col Sir Tufton, MP, Conservative Group for Europe
  2. Carrington, Lord, Party Chairman (1972-1974)
  3. Deslandes, Ian, Personal Assistant to the Party Chairman Peter Thomas
  4. Fraser, Sir Michael, Deputy Party Chairman (1964-1975)
  5. Habib-Deloncle, Michel, UDR Delegate for International Relations
  6. Niblock, Michael, Conservative Research Department
  7. Royle, Sir Anthony, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  8. Soames, Sir Christopher, British Ambassador to France (1968-1972)


  1. Summary of M. Habib-Deloncle's speech to the Political Commission of the European Parliament, 6th-7th December 1971
  2. Report of meeting held in Conservative Central Office on 28/01/1972 between Michel Habib-Deloncle, Peter Thomas, Sir Michael Fraser and Michael Niblock, 03/02/1972
  3. Report of a meeting between the Liaison Committee of the Conservative Group for Europe and the French Majority Parties, Paris, 10/04/1972
  4. Summary of M. Habib-Deloncle's Report to the Political Commission of the European Parliament on "The Institutional Problems of the Enlarged Community", 17/04/1972
  5. Conservative Research Department report, 'The Vedel Report: Summary and Comments' [concerning Prof. Vedel's EEC Commission working group to reform the European Parliament], Michael Niblock, 03/05/1972
  6. Conservative Research Department note on Conservative/Gaullist relations, 02/06/1972 [Author: NF/CFH]
  7. Minutes of meeting between the Conservative Party delegation led by Lord Carrington with the Gaullist/UDR delegation led by René Tomasini, Paris, 07/06/1972
  8. Report, 'The Parties of the Centre (Centre Democratie and Centre Democratie et Progres)', ND
  9. Report, 'Federation National des Republicains Independents', ND


  • Creation: Nov 1971-Jun 1972


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Language of Materials

  • English

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