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Fishing industry
PREM 15/2085 1973 May 10 - 1974 Mar 22 Law of the sea; extension of territorial waters
PREM 15/2114 1973 Oct 24 - 1974 Feb 08 Dispute with Iceland over fishing limits; part 5
FCO 33/2330
FCO 33/2331
FCO 33/2332
FCO 33/2333


1974 Extent of fishing limits off Iceland
FCO 33/2334
FCO 33/2335
FCO 33/2336
FCO 33/2337
FCO 33/2338
FCO 33/2339
1974 Dispute between UK and Iceland over extent of fishing limits: reference to International Court of Justice
FCO 33/2340
FCO 33/2341




1974 Dispute between Iceland and Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) over extent of fishing limits
FCO 33/2354 1974 Fishing incidents off Faroe Islands involving UK vessels
FCO 33/2593
FCO 33/2594
FCO 33/2595



1974 Question of legal status of continental shelf around Spitsbergen, island group in Greenland Sea
FCO 33/2596
FCO 33/2597
FCO 33/2598
FCO 33/2599


1974 Norway
FCO 30/2325
FCO 30/2326
FCO 30/2327
FCO 30/2328
FCO 30/2329
FCO 30/2330
1974 Third United Nations Conference on Law of the Sea, Caracas, 20 June 1974
FCO 30/2331
FCO 30/2332
FCO 30/2337



1974 Third United Nations Conference on Law of the Sea, Caracas, 20 June 1974
FCO 30/2339 1974 Discussions between UK and Denmark on Faroese fisheries
Former ministers
PREM 16/209 1974 Jun 21 - 1974 Jul 18 Edward Heath complaint about Tony Benn's quotation in House of Commons from letter sent by Department of Trade and Industry during previous administration
FCO 33/2603
FCO 33/2586
FCO 33/2552



1974 Sir Winston Churchill
Government, machinery of
PREM 16/102 1974 Apr 23 - 1974 Sep 16 Waste Management Advisory Council: co-ordination of recycling responsibilities in Whitehall; report by Sir Alan Cottrell, Chief Scientific Adviser on future world trends
PREM 16/103 1974 Feb 20 - 1974 Mar 14 Contingency briefs prepared for an incoming administration in the event of a change of government
PREM 16/104 1974 Feb 26 - 1974 May 07 Special advisers: guidance on appointment of special advisers to ministers; political activities; role of Dr Bernard Donoghue
PREM 16/105 1974 May 10 - 1974 Nov 12 Special advisers: guidance on appointment of special advisers to ministers; political activities; role of Dr Bernard Donoghue; part 2
PREM 16/106 1974 May 03 - 1974 Dec 12 Cabinet Secretariat "Forward Look" exercise: business coming forward to Cabinet and Cabinet Committees
PREM 16/107 1974 Oct 11 - 1974 Dec 24 Cabinet consideration of political situation following general election: Central Policy Review Staff paper on government strategy and priorities for next five years; ministerial meeting at Chequers, 17 November 1974
PREM 16/108 1974 Mar 01 - 1974 Apr 22 Reorganisation of government departments: future of Overseas Development Administration (ODA); division of Department for Trade and Industry i(DTI) into three separate departments; abolition of Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
PREM 16/109 1974 Mar 14 - 1974 Nov 14 Financial assistance for Opposition Parties: provision of official residence for Leader of Opposition
PREM 16/110 1974 May 29 - 1974 Jun 13 Expansion of Northern Ireland Office
PREM 16/111 1974 Jul 25 Extent to which Drafting Committee should have foreknowledge of white papers to be published: Prime Minister's minute to Cabinet, 25 July 1974
PREM 16/112 1974 Mar 04 - 1974 Sep 06 Ministerial responsibility for Civil Service Department, including co-ordination of information services
PREM 16/113 1974 Oct 11 Prime Minister's minute to ministers in charge of departments about situation following General Election
PREM 16/114 1974 Mar 19 - 1974 Oct 18 Appointment of minister to co-ordinate government's scientific and technological policies
PREM 16/115 1974 May 17 - 1974 Nov 12 Setting up of Royal Commission on Distribution of Income and Wealth
PREM 16/116 1974 Mar 11 - 1974 Nov 27 Review of Central Policy Review Staff work programme: position of Lord Rothschild
PREM 16/117 1974 Nov 08 - 1974 Dec 03 Co-ordination within Whitehall of responsibility for environmental standards: Lord Zuckerman suggestion of setting up of Cabinet Office Committee
PREM 16/118 1974 Mar 08 - 1974 Mar 11 Appointment of Lord Crowther-Hunt as Constitutional Adviser to Government
PREM 16/119 1974 Mar 12 - 1974 Mar 19 William Ross, Secretary of State for Scotland letter to Prime Minister about his concern at reduction in number of ministers allocated to Scottish Office
PREM 16/120 1974 Mar 13 - 1974 May 01 Position of Lord Zuckerman after his retirement in 1971
PREM 16/121 1974 Apr 30 - 1974 May 09 John Grant, Parliamentary Secretary, Civil Service Department request to undertake responsibility for Central Office of Information
PREM 16/122 1974 May 15 - 1974 May 20 Access by ministers to documents from previous administration, including ministerial messages
Government, Local
PREM 16/189 1974 Mar 08 - 1974 Oct 31 Local authority expenditure: Rate Support Grant
PREM 16/190 1974 Feb 28 - 1974 May 31 Prime Minister's Committee on Local Government Rules of Conduct under chairmanship of Lord Redcliffe-Maud
PREM 16/191 1974 Jun 03 - 1974 Dec 24 Prime Minister's Committee on Local Government Rules of Conduct under chairmanship of Lord Redcliffe-Maud: case of Councillor Sean Hughes; part 2
PREM 16/192 1974 May 20 - 1974 Jul 23 Proposals to make local water authorities more democratic
PREM 16/193 1974 Jun 10 - 1974 Aug 02 Neighbourhood Councils in England
PREM 16/194 1974 May 06 - 1974 Sep 02 Increase in local government salaries as a result of reorganisation
Government buildings
PREM 15/2098 1970 Jun 19 - 1974 Mar 06 Allocation of ministers' official residences, including Admiralty House
Health
PREM 15/2158 1973 May 17 - 1974 Jan 29 Report of Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration 1973 (chairman: Earl of Halsbury); part 3
PREM 15/2159 1971 Jan 23 - 1973 Dec 20 Cancer research: response to President Nixon's initiative; Lord Zuckerman's inquiry into cancer research; representations from Co-ordinating Committee for Cancer Research
PREM 15/2160 1970 Aug 24 - 1971 Jul 22 Outbreak of cholera: precautionary measures to be taken against entrants to UK from affected areas
PREM 15/2162 1971 Jan 13 - 1971 Feb 09 Fluoridisation of water supplies: proposal by Social Services Secretary deferred on Prime Minister's
PREM 15/2163 1972 Nov 01 - 1972 Dec 15 Inquiry into functions of the General Medical Council under chairmanship of Dr AW Merrison
PREM 15/2210 1971 Mar 31 - 1972 Jun 30 Reorganisation of the National Health Service
PREM 16/211 1974 Apr 29 - 1974 Aug 08 Sunday Times article on multiple sclerosis, 28 April 1974: possible inquiry into removal by Medical Research Council of Prof EJ Field from research unit
PREM 16/212 1974 Jul 08 - 1974 Jul 31 Future of National Health Service: Prime Minister's meeting with British Medical Association, 31 July 1974
PREM 16/213 1974 May 15 - 1974 Jul 02 Nurses' pay: Prime Minister's meeting with Staff Side of Nurses' and Midwives' Whitley Council, 20 May 1974
Heritage
FCO 33/2324 1974 Preservation of battlefield of Waterloo, Belgium
FCO 33/2446 1974 Preservation of tombs of UK monarchs in France: Abbaye de Fontevraud, Loire Valley, France
FCO 33/2447 1974 30th anniversary of Normandy landings
FCO 33/2448 1974 Memorial ceremony at Natzweiller, concentration camp, near Strasbourg, France
Housing
PREM 15/2111
PREM 15/2112
PREM 15/2113



1973 Apr 06 - 1974 Feb 26 Housing Policy
PREM 16/128 1974 Mar 07 - 1974 Oct 31 Rent freeze: control of increases under Housing Finance Acts; position of Clay Cross Council
PREM 16/129 1974 Mar 16 - 1974 Jul 18 Building Societies and mortgage finance measures, including initiatives to stimulate private sector house building: National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC)
Immigration
PREM 15/2115 1973 Aug 01 - 1974 Jan 14 Review of nationality law: immigration control; part 7
PREM 15/2116 1971 Feb 24 - 1974 Feb 06 Employment of aliens in Great Britain; work permit arrangements in hotel and catering industry for 1974
PREM 15/2229 1973 Jun 13 - 1974 Feb 13 Uganda: deportation of Asian UK passport holders; approach to International Court of Justice; messages between Prime Minister and President Idi Amin; case of Miss NBP Thobani; part 5
PREM 15/2230 1973 Dec 14 - 1974 Mar 01 Uganda: General Amin's "Save Britain" charity fund; message to the Queen about British government policy
FCO 37/1411
FCO 37/1412
FCO 37/1413
FCO 37/1414


1974 UK policy on immigration from South Asian countries
FCO 36/1688
FCO 36/1689
FCO 36/1690
FCO 36/1691


1974 Rhodesia
Industrial Relations
PREM 15/2117 1974 Jan 18 - 1974 Feb 20 Discussions on reform of legislation on picketing; contingency planning; possible issue of leaflet on picketing; part 2
PREM 15/2118 1973 Dec 04 - 1974 Jan 22 Prime Minister's meetings with TUC (Trades Union Congress) on the energy crisis, the economic situation, and the mineworkers' dispute; part 16
PREM 15/2119 1974 Jan 25 - 1974 Feb 12 Prime Minister's meetings with CBI (Confederation of British Industry) and TUC (Trades Union Congress) on mineworkers' dispute and economic situation; part 17
PREM 15/2120 1974 Feb 19 - 1974 Feb 27 Dispute between International Publishing Corporation (IPC) and Daily Mirror journalists in Manchester; possiblilty of dispute spreading to Fleet Street
PREM 15/2121 1973 Apr 02 - 1974 Jan 02 Pay negotiations for employees of nationalised industries; part 8
PREM 15/2122 1972 Nov 21 - 1974 Jan 31 Rail disputes; part 4
PREM 15/2123 1973 Nov 30 - 1974 Feb 24 Possible revision of Industrial Relations Act; Central Policy Review Staff report on feasible options; part 4
PREM 15/2124 1972 Aug 22 - 1974 Jan 03 Electricity supplies: contingency planning for restrictions on use of electricity during electricity manual workers and engineers pay disputes
PREM 15/2125 1973 Nov 09 - 1974 Feb 15 Proclamation of state of emergency; renewal of emergency powers
PREM 15/2126 1973 Nov 30 - 1974 Jan 22 National Coal Board pay negotiations: National Union of Mineworkers' pay claim; post-mortem review; part 5
FCO 33/2488 1974 Jan 23 - 1974 Jan 31 National Coal Board pay negotiations: National Union of Mineworkers' pay claim; part 6
PREM 15/2128 1974 Feb 01 - 1974 Mar 01 National Coal Board pay negotiations: National Union of Mineworkers' pay claim; relativities report; part 7
PREM 15/2129 1974 Jan 25 - 1974 Feb 12 Suggestion by businessmen that industry should fund increases in coal miners' pay
PREM 15/2130 1973 Aug 21 - 1974 Feb 28 Subversion in industry: industrial intelligence; part 3
PREM 15/2131 1973 Aug 17 - 1974 Jan 09 Labour supply and public services in London: correspondence with Sir Richard Way, chairman of London Transport; meetings with Sir Reginald Goodwin, leader of GLC (Greater London Council)
PREM 15/2132 1974 Jan 10 - 1974 Feb 27 Labour supply and public services in London: correspondence with Sir Richard Way, chairman of London Transport; meetings with Sir Reginald Goodwin, leader of GLC (Greater London Council); part 2
PREM 15/2133 1973 Oct 01 - 1974 Jan 23 Workers' participation in industry: EEC aspects; consideration of draft Green Paper; part 2
PREM 15/2134 1973 Oct 09 - 1974 Feb 25 Firemen's pay: Glasgow fire-service dispute
PREM 15/2181 1974 Feb 15 - 1974 Mar 06 Trades Union Congress (TUC) initiative on a return to full-time working; Prime Minister's response; commentary on actions taken by TUC
PREM 16/53 1974 Apr 17 - 1974 Apr 23 Restoration to trade unions of the tax relief on provident income lost under the Industrial Relations Act 1971
PREM 16/135 1974 Mar 04 - 1974 Jun 25 National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) pay claim: publication of Pay Board report on relativities
PREM 16/136 1974 Apr 01 - 1974 Jul 16 Prime Minister's meeting with Sir Reg Goodwin, Leader of Greater London Council to discuss increase in London Weighting
PREM 16/137 1974 May 02 - 1974 May 09 Dispute between Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (AUEW) and Con-Mech: fine levied on AUEW by National Industrial Relations Court
PREM 16/138 1974 Apr 29 - 1974 Jun 05 Possible strike by Shell-Mex/BP and Esso oil tanker drivers
PREM 16/139 1974 Jun 21 - 1974 Jun 24 Printing industry dispute
PREM 16/140 1974 Jun 13 - 1974 Jul 03 Strike of boilermakers at McDermotts Yard, Ardersier near Inverness: effect on Occidental platform for Piper Field
PREM 16/141 1974 Jun 14 - 1974 Sep 26 Threat of industrial disputes at the BBC
PREM 16/143 1974 Mar - May Prime Minister's meetings with TUC and CBI: economic and industrial affairs; effects of Ulster Workers' Council strike in Northern Ireland
PREM 16/144 1974 Mar - Dec Industrial policy: financial problems of British industry; extension of public ownership; Industry Bill; Prime Minister's meetings with CBI and TUC
PREM 16/196 1974 Mar - Jul Unemployment situation
PREM 16/197 1974 Aug - Dec Unemployment situation: part 2
PREM 16/257 1974 Mar - Oct Difficulties of newspaper industry, in particular Glasgow's "Evening Citizen" and "Evening Times": Prime Minister's meeting with delegation from Scottish Trades Union Congress, 21 March 1974; subsequent meeting with Lord Goodman and Sir Max Aitken
International terrorism
FCO 93/362 1974 Hijacking of Jordanian aircraft to Libya
FCO 93/489 1974 Israel: terrorist activities: includes use of UK passports by alleged Israeli agents and "Lillehammer Affair" concerning murder of Ahmed Bouchiki, Moroccan mistaken for a Palestinian terrorist
FCO 93/492 1974 Reports of events surrounding hi-jacking of VC10 aircraft at Dubai
FCO 93/483
FCO 93/484




1974 Arab terrorist activities
FCO 93/472 1974 Hijacking of British Airways VC 10 aircraft from Dubai to Tunis: contacts with Tunisian government and follow-up
FCO 93/429 1974 Airport security in Lebanon
FCO 9/1889 1974 EOKA B, Greek-Cypriot underground organisation, in Cyprus
FCO 87/345
FCO 87/346




1974 Kidnapping and assumed death of Herr Thomas Neidermayer, Honorary German Consul in Belfast and Chief Executive of Grundig organisation in Northern Ireland
FCO 8/2190 1974 Acts of terrorism in Kuwait
FCO 8/2355 1974 Hijacking of British Airways VC-10 at Dubai Airport, November 1974
FCO 7/2598 1974 Terrorist activities in Chile
FCO 7/2622 1974 Terrorist activities in Dominican Republic
FCO 7/2659 1974 Guerrilla activities in Colombia
FCO 7/2665 1974 Guerrilla activities in Mexico
FCO 33/2372 1974 Activities of Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) in German Democratic Republic (GDR) and East Berlin
FCO 33/2542 1974 Terrorist activities in Netherlands