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Correspondence, Jan-Aug 1984

CCO 508/1/50

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Comprises correspondence of Sir Henry Plumb MEP, arranged as follows:

  1. CCO 508/1/50/1 - Group and policy-related correspondence, Jan-May 1984;
  2. CCO 508/1/50/2 - Group and policy-related correspondence, May-Aug 1984;
  3. CCO 508/1/50/3 - Group and policy-related correspondence (incoming only), Jan-Aug 1984.

Correspondents include:

  1. Baker, Richard, British Broadcasting Corporation [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  2. Bangemann, Martin, West German Minister for Economic Affairs (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  3. Baucus, Max, Senator for Montana, United States Congress (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  4. Beazley, Christopher, Conservative candidate, later MEP, for Cornwall and Plymouth at the 1984 European Elections [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  5. Butler, Neville, Director, International Centre for Child Studies [CCO 508/1/50/3];
  6. Butler, Sir Richard, President of the National Farmers' Union (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  7. Cassidy, Bryan, Conservative candidate, later MEP, for Dorset East and Hampshire West [CCO 508/1/50/3];
  8. Deedes, William, Editor, Daily Telegraph (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  9. Galbraith, Thomas, Conservative candidate for Merseyside East at the 1984 European Elections (subsequently, as Lord Strathclyde, Leader of the House of Lords from 2010-2013) [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  10. Goldsmith, Beryl, Chairman, Conservative Group for Europe [CCO 508/1/50/3];
  11. Gummer, John Selwyn, Chairman of the Conservative Party and Paymaster-General (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  12. Gumrukcuoglu, Rahmi, Turkish Ambassador to the United Kingdom [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  13. Handler, Arieh, Chairman, National Council for Soviet Jewry [CCO 508/1/50/3];
  14. Hargrove, Charles, Chairman, British Conservative Association in France [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  15. Hart, Colin, Conservative candidate for Birmingham West at the 1984 European Elections and former EDG Director of Publicity (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  16. Lee, A.J.A., Director of Public Affairs, RAC Motoring Services [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  17. McAlpine of West Green, Baron (Robert McAlpine), Treasurer of the Conservative Party and member of the House of Lords (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  18. Morgan, John, Chairman, International Union of Local Authorities: Council of European Municipalities - British Sections [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  19. Morgan Petty, W., fictitious character created by author Brian Bethell [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  20. Schaetzel, John Robert, former United States Ambassador to the European Communities [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  21. Schl├╝ter, Poul, Prime Minister of Denmark (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  22. Tugendhat, Christopher, Vice-President, Commission of the European Communities (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/50/2].

Subjects include:

  1. Engagements and speaking invitations;
  2. European Elections, 1984;
  3. Letters by Sir Henry Plumb for publication in newspapers;
  4. Lobbying by industry and pressure groups;
  5. Publications;
  6. Relations between the United States and the EEC.


  1. Draft copy of paper by Elizabeth Bendle, John Corbet Milward, Christopher Evans and Peregrine Walker, 'Unemployment Micro-Solutions: The individual's response to the problem', intended for publication with the Bow Group, c. Dec 1983 [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  2. Text of motion tabled by Sir Henry Plumb in the European Parliament following the Libyan Embassy Siege, dated 27 Apr 1984 [CCO 508/1/50/1];
  3. Draft letters to candidates following the results of the 1984 European Elections, Jun 1984 [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  4. Responses by Sir Henry Plumb to Amnesty International questionnaire, 9 Jul 1984 [CCO 508/1/50/2];
  5. Minutes of a meeting of the European Study Group, Centre for Policy Studies, held 3 Feb 1984 [CCO 508/1/50/3];
  6. Bryan Cassidy, candidate biographical details, Apr 1984 [CCO 508/1/50/3].


  • Creation: Jan-Aug 1984


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


CCO 508/1/50

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