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Correspondence, Apr-Dec 1985

CCO 508/1/52

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

  1. CCO 508/1/52/1 - Group and policy-related correspondence, Apr-Jun 1985;
  2. CCO 508/1/52/2 - Group and policy-related correspondence, Jun-Dec 1985;
  3. CCO 508/1/52/3 - Group and policy-related correspondence (incoming only), Apr-Dec 1985.

Correspondents include:

  1. Armali, Shawki, Palestinian Liberation Organisation Representative in Brussels and to the EEC [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  2. Brittan, Leon, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  3. Butler, Sir Richard, President of the National Farmers' Union [CCO 508/1/52/1; CCO 508/1/52/3];
  4. Cagiati, Andrea, Italian Ambassador to the United Kingdom [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  5. Cassidy, Bryan, MEP for Dorset East and Hampshire West (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  6. Cavaco Silva, Anibal, Prime Minister of Portugal (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  7. Crook, Frances, Campaign Co-ordinator, British Section, Amnesty International [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  8. Elliott, Geoffrey, Editor, Coventry Evening Telegraph [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  9. Fraga, Manuel, Leader, Alianza Popular Party of Spain (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  10. Howe, Sir Geoffrey, Foreign Secretary (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  11. Juan Carlos I, King of Spain (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  12. Klepsch, Egon, West German MEP and Chairman, European People's Party Group in the European Parliament (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  13. Le Pen, Jean-Marie, French MEP and Chairman, Group of the European Right (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  14. Mellon, James, British Ambassador to Denmark (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  15. Milne, Alasdair, Director-General, British Broadcasting Corporation [CCO 508/1/52/1-2];
  16. Molloy, B.R., Managing Director, Expack Limited [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  17. Morgan, John, Chairman, International Union of Local Authorities: Council of European Municipalities - British Sections [CCO 508/1/52/3];
  18. Orley, Ray, Deputy Cultural Attaché, United States Embassy in London [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  19. Percival, G.E., Managing Director, British Sugar [CCO 508/1/52/3];
  20. Pickvance, Else, International Representative, British Section, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  21. Reagan, Ronald, President of the United States of America, [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  22. Smith, John, Chairman, Liverpool Football Club (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  23. Tacar, Pulat, Turkish Ambassador to the European Communities [CCO 508/1/52/3];
  24. Teller, Edward, scientist (outgoing only) [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  25. Worrall, Denis, South African Ambassador to the United Kingdom [CCO 508/1/52/3].

Subjects include:

  1. Agricultural policy;
  2. Engagements;
  3. European Democratic Group study days;
  4. Heysal Stadium Disaster;
  5. Inner German Trade;
  6. International visits by Sir Henry Plumb and British MEPs;
  7. International youth organisations;
  8. Lobbying by industry and pressure groups.


  1. Text of speech by Sir Peter Walters, Chairman of British Petroleum, with title 'Europe - a successful enterprise?', 19 Mar 1985 [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  2. Sir Henry Plumb, text of message transmitted to the Mayor of Turin following the Heysel Stadium Disaster, 30 May 1985 [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  3. Text of EDG resolution tabled before the European Parliament on the Heysel Stadium disaster, 5 Jun 1985;
  4. Correspondence between Sir Henry Plumb and Ronald Reagan, following the latter's address to the European Parliament, 15 May and 26 Jun 1985 [CCO 508/1/52/1];
  5. Draft European Conservative Briefing leaflet, 'The ECU - Europe's New Currency?', prepared by Bryan Cassidy, c. Jul 1985 [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  6. Text of letter from Sir Henry Plumb to the Danish Foreign Secretary [Uffe Ellemann-Jensen?], n.d., expressing concern over Danish European policy [CCO 508/1/52/2];
  7. Feuille de route, news-sheet produced by International Movement A.T.D. Fourth World, no. 149, Aug 1985 [CCO 508/1/52/3];
  8. Position paper, 'Response to "Perspectives for the Common Agricultural Policy", the Green Paper of the Commission of the European Communities', jointly submitted by The Catholic Fund for Overseas Development, The Catholic Institute for International Relations, Christian Aid, Oxfam, War on Want, and World Development Movement, Nov 1985 [CCO 508/1/52/3].


  • Creation: Apr-Dec 1985


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Includes correspondence in French and German.


CCO 508/1/52

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