RB-53 Commissionership

Documents from [1976] to [1985]

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Carr, Mary

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File concerning Burke's appointment as Commissioner with correspondence, press cuttings and handwritten notes by Burke, includes: letter from the Irish Prime Minister, Liam Cosgrave to Burke, accepting his resignation as member of the Government
Note on meeting between Irish Government and Roy Jenkins, President Designate of the EEC Commission on the distribution of portfolios in the incumbent Commission
Letter from Emile Noel, Secretary General of the Commission providing information for new Commissioners with a list of members of the Jenkins Cabinet and administrative material
Organisational chart depicting the Directorates General under the various Commissioners
Telegram informing Burke of his appointment by the Conference of Representatives of Governments of Member States as member of the Commission of the EC for period 6 January 1977 to 5 January 1981
Letter from Irish Prime Minister, Charles Haughey to Burke informing him of his intention to propose another person for the post of Commissioner, 20/11/80
Letter from Burke to the head of his political party Fine Gael on his decision to accept the Government's nomination to the Commission of the EC and his decision to resign from the party
Statement by Burke on the termination of his political mandate as Commissioner, 5 January 1985
Press cuttings on possible creation of new Irish political party

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