File Title Leakage of information on atomic matters
Reference CAB 301/105
Date 19 May 1947 - 23 May 1947
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013
Notes A section of this document was retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958 in November 2012.


A small file of correspondence concerning a leakage of information to the Daily Express newspaper concerning British atomic energy plans. The file covers the content of the reported leak, which relates to the use of a former explosives factory for an atomic energy station, and government measures to locate the source of this and other leaks.

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