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Reference FCO 7/1475
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Review of United Kingdom posts in Americas as a result of the Duncan report (1970)
Description Cuts in public expenditure impacting the Diplomatic Service especially UK posts in South and Central America. Cuts in Overseas Aid from the UK. Minutes of the Fourteenth Meeting of the Planning Committee, 5 June 1970. Summary of the current problems of the British Government's Foreign Policy and impact of the Duncan Report. US and the Soviet Union. Arms Limitation, SALT. EEC and European Integration. East-West Relations. Relations with the United States. International co-operation. Southern Africa. Colonial Problems. South Africa and Apartheid. Rhodesia. Details of the Duncan Report. Annex to the Duncan Report. Priorities for British interests overseas. Recommendations of Posts to be cut. Need to justify the scale of British representation in Latin America. Deputy Under Secretaries Committee Meeting, 12 May 1970 - discussions on Latin America.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region South America
Countries South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union, Zimbabwe
Places Africa; Argentina; Asia; Australia; Barbados; Belgium; Bolivia; Brazil; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; Ceylon; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Cyprus; Dominican Republic; East of Suez; Eastern Europe; Ecuador; El Salvador; Europe; Falkland Islands; France; Geneva; Germany; Gibraltar; Greece; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; India; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kuwait; Laos; Latin America; Lebanon; Libya; Malawi; Mexico; Middle East; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Pakistan; Panama; Paraguay; Persian Gulf; Peru; Poland; Rhodesia; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; South Africa; South East Asia; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Spain; Sudan; Syria; Thailand; Turkey; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States of America; Uruguay; Venezuela; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere
Topics Aid; Anglo-Malaysian Defence Agreement; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; British Foreign Policy; Common Market; Communist; Defence; Department of State; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economy; Education; Elections; Environment; European integration; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Free trade; Health; International Economic Affairs; Isolationism; Japanese; Ministry of Defence; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Ostpolitik; Payments; Protectionism; Race; Recession; Shipping; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Treasury; United Nations; Welfare; withdrawal
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