File Title General funding of Intelligence
Reference CAB 301/80
Date 1 November 1940 - 25 February 1946
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013
Notes A number of documents within this file have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.


A file of correspondence, meeting minutes and memoranda covering the funding and administration of the intelligence services. Amongst the topics of discussion in this file are the purchase of petrol for the use of intelligence agents; the costs for the Government Code and Cypher School establishments, including Bletchley Park; a debate over whether members of the service were allowed to publish books or articles; travel and subsistence allowances; payment for telephone and postal communications; arrangements for the examination of travellers between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic; and relations with the BBC, including cooperation to produce and disseminate propaganda and political warfare material.

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