Cabinet Office files (CAB) – 1986
In this release
Cabinet meeting minutes
Catalogue reference: CAB 128/83 (PDF, 141 MB) (digitised)
CC (86) 1st Conclusions
Date: 9 January 1986
These are the minutes of the Cabinet meeting during which Michael Heseltine, Secretary of State of Defence, left the Cabinet, following a discussion about Westland Plc. A section of these minutes was published online by the Cabinet Office on 12 October 2010 following a decision by the First-Tier Tribunal (Information Rights).
CC (86) 15th Conclusions
Date: 15 April 1986
The Cabinet discuss the US air strikes on Libya (some of the American aircraft involved in this operation had flown from British bases). See also CC (86) 16th Conclusions, 17 April 1986.
CC (86) 18th Conclusions
Date: 1 May 1986
Nuclear Power Station Disaster in the Soviet Union: The Cabinet discuss the consequences of the accident at the complex of nuclear power stations at Chernobyl in Ukraine [this had occurred on 26 April, and had been confirmed by the Soviet Union official news agency, Tass, on 28 April]. See also CC(86) 19th Conclusions, 8 May 1986.