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Reference FCO 7/1822
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Parliamentary Group between United Kingdom and United States of America: Briefs for Bermuda conference (1970)
Description The British-American Parliamentary Group Annual report of the executive committee 1969-70 contents include, Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Officers, and Executive Committee, Calendar of Activities, Visitors to Gallery and Tours of the Houses of Parliament, the Letter from Washington, Membership of the Group, British-American Parliamentary Group conference, Accounts of the group. Brief on Bermuda including economy, Constitution, politics, current issues, leading personalities in Bermuda, population, climate, history, important dates, local government, law, agriculture and fisheries, industrial and land development, communication, power, labour force, social security, health and welfare, education and information media. British-American Parliamentary group Bermuda Conference on East-West relations, Western initiatives such as SALT, the mutual and balanced force reduction in Europe, Quadripartite talks on Berlin, Inner-German talks, exchanges between the Federal German and Soviet Governments on the non-use of force. Herr Willy Brandt's talks with other Warsaw Pact countries. Warsaw Pact Proposals including the Prague Declaration calling for an all-European Conference to agree declarations on the non-use of force and on economic, scientific and technological co-operation. Brief on Germany, the status of Berlin, British commitments to Berlin, Soviet reply to the Allied approach on Berlin, meeting of Federal Parliamentary Committee in Berlin. Brief on East-West relations disarmament - future prospects, Non-Proliferation Treaty, SALT, Comprehensive Test Ban, Arms control on the Sea-Bed, Chemical and Biological Warfare. Briefs on Europe and NATO, Britain and European integration, policy towards NATO and European defence co-operation, US and NATO. Brief on Economic affairs including international trade developments, GATT, non-tariff barriers, border taxes, export subsidies, industrial products. Brief on the British economy and American economy. Pearson report on international aid problems. Brief on Race relation in the UK. Brief on Law and Order and the drug problem in the UK. Briefs on common social and environmental problems. Brief on the Middle East, Soviet intentions and opportunities in the area, the Arab-Israeli dispute. Brief on the Far East, China, Russia and the Western powers. US and UK views on China, Sino-US relations, Sino-Soviet relations, Sino-UK relations, the internal situation in China, political situation in south Vietnam, the Paris peace talks, British trade with North Vietnam and US prisoners of war in North Vietnam.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries Bermuda, China, Germany, United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom
Places Africa; Alaska; Asia; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; China; Cyprus; Czechoslovakia; Egypt; Europe; Fiji; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Hanoi; India; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Mediterranean; Middle East; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Pakistan; Poland; Rhodesia; Russia; South Africa; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Spain; Sudan; Suez Canal; Syria; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Brown, George; Callaghan, James; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Drower, Bill; Freeman, John; Heath, Edward; Hughes, Thomas; Kosygin, Alexey; Muskie, Edmund; Richardson, Elliot; Stewart, Michael; Wilson, Harold
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; Black Power; British Embassy; British-American Parliamentary Group; Census; Chemical and Biological Warfare; Common Market; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Council of Economic Advisers; Council of Europe; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Demonstrations; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; Drugs; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; European integration; European Security; Exports; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); foreign policy; Free trade; Health; Home Office; Inflation; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Labour Party; Law and Order; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Narcotics; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Pacification; Paris Peace Talks; Payments; Pollution; Prague Declaration; Quadripartite talks; Race; Recession; Refugees; Shipping; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Supreme Court; Tariffs; Taxation; Taxes; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade unions; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; United Nations General Assembly; Vice President; Vietnam War; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; withdrawal; World Health Organisation (WHO)|"World Health Organisation"
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