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Latest release of files from MI5

Today we have made available to the public 147 previously top secret files from the Security Service, or MI5. The records cover a range of subjects...

Tags: cold war, file release, mi5, security service, spies

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Latest Cabinet Office files

Today we have released Cabinet Office files covering Tony Blair’s Labour administration (PREM 49). Also included are files from the CAB 301 series,...

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Cabinet Office files released

Today we have released Cabinet Office files covering Tony Blair’s Labour administration (PREM 49). Also included are files from the CAB 301 series,...

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1921 Census for England and Wales published today

Today we have published the 1921 Census for England and Wales online with our partners Findmypast. Taken on 19 June 1921, the census is a survey of...

Tags: 1921 census, 20sPeople, census, family history, genealogy

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Cabinet Office files from 1997-2000

Today we have released Cabinet Office files (CAB and PREM series) covering the period 1997-2000.

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Prime Minister’s files from 1998 – 2000 released

Today we release files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office covering the first years of Tony Blair’s premiership. The newly released...

Tags: 1998, 1999, 2000, cabinet office, document release, prime minister's office, Tony Blair

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office Files Released

Today we have released FCO files relating to a British Airways flight (BA149) which landed in Kuwait City in the early hours of 2 August 1990, as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait began.

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1921 Census online publication date announced

Today we can announce that the 1921 Census for England and Wales will be published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022. Taken between two world wars,...

Tags: 1921 census, census, digitisation, family history, genealogy

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More Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, covering the early months of Tony Blair’s government in 1997. The...

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Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, predominantly covering the final months of John Major’s government...

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Prime Minister’s papers from 1996 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, predominantly covering the years 1995 and 1996. The newly released...

Tags: 1996, cabinet office, file release, john major, prime minister's office

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Latest MI5 files released

Today we have made available to the public more than 100 previously top secret files from the Security Service, or MI5. The records cover a range of...

Tags: cold war, documents, file release, mi5, security service, spies