D709 3/16/6/1 - File: `Falklands' - Apr 1981-Jan 1985

File of material concerning the Falklands conflict, including:

  • Letters of opinion/advice on the situation from members of the public to David Owen, with copies of David Owen's replies
  • Copy of David Owen's letter to Margaret Thatcher 21 Nov 1983 criticising the Conservative G...

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    War
Summary:

File of material concerning the Falklands conflict, including:

  • Letters of opinion/advice on the situation from members of the public to David Owen, with copies of David Owen's replies
  • Copy of David Owen's letter to Margaret Thatcher 21 Nov 1983 criticising the Conservative Government's public disapproval of United States arms sales to the Argentinian Government in light of its own plans to sell arms to the Government of Chile, with Margaret Thatcher's reply
  • Typescript draft of [speech] entitled `Foot and the Falklands' on the position taken by Michael Foot and the Labour Party over the Falklands conflict; with heavy MS annotations by David Owen
  • Reference information including news cuttings; booklet; copies of Government statements;¬†Hansard¬†extracts of debates on the Falkland Islands; copies of papers on the United Nations Trusteeship system with reference to the Falkland Islands; transcripts of interviews etc, many with David Owen's MS notes and annotations.
Date:Apr 1981-Jan 1985
Reference Number:D709 3/16/6/1