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Recent releases at The National Archives

Digital images of documents available on Discovery.

In accordance with the standards of e-government, The National Archives is making images of some 1973 records available on this website free of charge for a limited period only for anyone to view.

To view a document, follow the relevant hyperlinks.

Cabinet minutes (CAB 128) and Cabinet memoranda (CAB 129) released on 1 January are available via Discovery.

The following stories from 1973 contain images of original documents:

Northern Ireland

Sir Winston Churchill Memorial Statue in Parliament Square

Proposal to issue commemorative 50 pence coin to celebrate UK accession to the EEC

Suggestion that Chairman of Massey-Ferguson be given confidential briefing on subversive organisations

Resignation of Lord Lambton and Lord Jellicoe: reference to Security Commission

Budget, December 1973: public expenditure cuts; part 4

You can also see a list of selected documents, arranged by subject, from the Cabinet Office, the Prime Minister's Office, H M Treasury, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Ministry of Defence and the Northern Ireland Office. more

Indexes to all newly released documents are available on the Catalogue.

Conservative Cabinet Ministers 1973

That was 1973