|Document Title||Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence|
|Document Date||15 March 1942|
|Conflicts||Second World War|
|Themes||Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Foreign Policy and International Relations|
|Organisations||Government Code and Cypher School|
|People||Francis Davidson, Stewart Menzies|
A file of signals intelligence reports, messages, and correspondence issued by the Government Code and Cypher School and sent by the head ('C') of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) to the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. This file contains a message from C to the Director of Military Intelligence (DMI) to despatch MSS/793/T4 with the Prime Minister's (PM's) note (despatch not included). This was sent to the PM with the DMI's reply under C/8981.
1. Employment of Firms in the Philips Group on Secret Government Contracts; 2. Coastal Survey Requirments - Middle East; 3. Emergency Plans for Embassy Staffs; 4. Use of Term "Confidential"; 5. Employment of Personnel on Cypher Duties; 6. Disclosure of Classified Information to the French for Training Purposes; 7. Civil Aviation Policy Towards the Soviet Union and the Satellites - Security and Intelligence Implications; 8. Security of British Service Documents in South Africa
1. Requirements of Linguists on Mobilisation-Establishment of a Joint Services Language School; 2. Censorship Ring round Russia; 3. Beach Reconnaissance - Middle East; 4. Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre, Greece; 5. Disclosure of Information on Combined Operations; 6. Marking of British Classified Documents; 7. Employment of Firms in the Philips Group on Secret Government Contracts
1. Situation in South China; 2. Comments on a Certain Plan for the Middle East; 3. Defence Research and Development Policy-intelligence on Russian Development; 4. Review of Intelligence Organisation in the Far East; 5. Intelligence Requirements from United States Sources in China; 6. United States Request for a Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee, Far East.
1. Meeting with the Director of Military Intelligence, India; 2. Joint Intelligence Bureau - United Kingdom; 3. Intelligence Interests of Commands Overseas; 4. Future Security Service Organisation in Overseas Theatres; 5. Security of Deception; 6. Publication of Service Statistics; 7. British Check Reconnaissance Party in French Indo-China; 8. Exchange of Technical Information with the French; 9. Intelligence on Atomic Energy; 10. Marking of Documents Containing Information from Top Secret Sources
1. Evasion and Escape Organisation - Proposed Redesignation of I.S.9; 2. Security of Meteorological Information in War and Peace; 3. Dissolution of the Scientific and Technical Research Board in Germany; 4. Monitoring and Counter Propaganda in East Africa; 5. Transmission of Classified Documents; 6. Employment of Certain Firms on Secret Government Contracts; 7. Disclosure of Information in Scientific and Technical Periodicals.
1. Photographic Reconnaissance Organisation - J.A.P.I.C. (Me) Shortage of Photographers; 2. Publicity of Exchange of British and American Officers; 3. Priorities of Tasks for the Collection of Intelligence in Germany; 4. Information on Intelligence Directorates in Encyclopedic Entries; 5. Classification of Information Consequent Upon the United States Directive Regarding the Release of Military Information to the United Kingdom; 6. Organisation of Intelligence in South East Asia
1. Certain Defence Discussions; 2. Charter for Joint Scientific Intelligence Committee and Joint Technical Intelligence Committee; 3. British Service Attaches in Moscow; 4. Restrictions on Foreign Service Attaches; 5. Pakistan: Service Liaison Staff in U.K.; 6. Disclosure of Information to India, Pakistan and Ceylon; 7. Western Union - Defence Policy; 8. Minute by the Director of Naval Intelligence
1. Evasion, Escape and Rescue in Korea; 2. S.H.A.P.E. - Liaison for Counter Intelligence Matters; 3. Training of Observers Proceeding to Communist Countries; 4. Press Interviews - Instructions to Commanders; 5. Exchange of Intelligence with Yugoslavia; 6. Applications by the Daily Worker for a Licence to Intercept Press Broadcasts; 7. Charter for Intelligence Division, Germany; 8. British Commander-in-Chief's Mission to the Soviet Forces of Occupation in Germany (Brixmis); 9. Ex Member of Brixmis in Russian Hands. 10. Lecture by C.I.G.S.
1. Organisation of Intelligence Within the Commonwealth - Local Intelligence Committees; 2. Supply of Certain Equipment to Finland; 3. Lecture to the Joint Services Staff College on Soviet Armed Forces; 4. Visits of Soviet Scientists to the United Kingdom; 5. Disclosure of Classified Information to Commonwealth Governments; 6. Exchange of Information with the Americans in Pakistan