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1979 Nov 1 Th
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Social services: Biffen letter to Jenkin (“Statutory provision for supplementary benefit uprating”) [“Sooner or later we are going to have to ask how far we can afford expenditure on this scale”] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/920 f14
Editorial comments: Relevant supporting document follows the main item. Biffen letter of 26 September is not on file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file. See also file PREM19-0921
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 6pp
Themes: Parliament, Pay, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Media, Social security & welfare