Australian Deputy Premier Robert Fordham wrote to the British Home Secretary on Mr Holland's behalf. John Patten was one of the 3 Home Secretaries to be involved in negotiations over his case. Below is one of the letters in correspondence between them:
Letter from John Patten to Robert Fordham p1
Letter from John Patten to Robert Fordham p2
Letter from Robert Fordham to John Patten p1
Letter from Robert Fordham to John Patten p2
Letter from Peter Nobes to Sir Colin Sampson
Lord Denning apologises to Tony Holland
Tony Holland's biography is now available here.