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Papers and Correspondence, May 1992-Dec 1993; Jun 1994

CCO 508/15/8

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Comprises correspondence and papers of John Biesmans, as follows:

  1. CCO 508/15/8/1 - Correspondence and memoranda, May-Dec 1992;
  2. CCO 508/15/8/2 - Papers relating to meeting of 'A-grade' staff, Sep 1992, and reports on the 1994 European Election campaign, Jun 1994 (= Closed);
  3. CCO 508/15/8/3 - Correspondence, Feb-Nov 1993;
  4. CCO 508/15/8/4 - Correspondence and memoranda, Jan-Dec 1993;
  5. CCO 508/15/8/5 - Secretariat memoranda, Jan-Nov 1993.

Correspondents include:

  1. Bethell of Romford, 4th Baron (Nicholas Bethell), MEP for London North West and member of the House of Lords (outgoing only);
  2. Cassidy, Bryan, MEP for Dorset East and Hampshire West;
  3. Daly, Margaret, MEP for Somerset and Dorset West;
  4. Guckenberger, Gerhard, Secretary-General, Group of the European People's Party (EPP) (outgoing only);
  5. Inglewood, 2nd Baron (Richard Fletcher-Vane), MEP for Cumbria and Lancashire North (outgoing only);
  6. Jackson, Christopher, MEP for Kent East;
  7. Kellett-Bowman, Edward, MEP for Hampshire Central (outgoing only);
  8. Kerr, John, British Permanent Representative to the European Union;
  9. Newton-Dunn, William, MEP for Lincolnshire;
  10. Oomen-Ruijten, Ria, Dutch MEP (outgoing only);
  11. Prag, Derek, MEP for Hertfordshire;
  12. Prout, Christopher, MEP for Shropshire and Stafford, and Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament;
  13. Teasdale, Anthony, Secretariat, Group of the European People's Party (EPP).

Subjects include:

  1. European Elections, 1994;
  2. European People's Party, Conservative Party links with;
  3. Party Conferences;
  4. United States Presidential Election, 1992.


  1. Report by Tom Spencer on the 1992 United States Presidential Election, 16 Nov 1992;
  2. Group of the European People's Party (EPP) British Section, 'Rules of Procedure', 12 Jan 1993;
  3. Paper by Madron Seligman, 'The Internal Market for Electricty & Gas', May 1993;
  4. Extracts of speeches by government ministers at the 1993 Conservative Party Conference, Oct 1993;
  5. Text of speeches by Douglas Hurd, 15 Oct 1993, and Sir Christopher Prout, 8 Oct 1993;
  6. Text of declaration by the Party of European Socialists, 'The European Employment Initiative', 9 Dec 1993;
  7. Decisions of the European People's Party (EPP) Congress, held Dec 1993.


  • Creation: May 1992-Dec 1993; Jun 1994


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Includes papers in French.

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


CCO 508/15/8


  1. CCO 508/15/8/1 - arranged in reverse chronological order by general subject area;
  2. CCO 508/15/8/2 - arranged by subject;
  3. CCO 508/15/8/3 - arranged alphabetically by surname and subject matter;
  4. CCO 508/15/8/4 - arranged in reverse chronological order by general subject area.

Repository Details

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