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Local Government: Ridley letter to Whitelaw ("Community Charge - withholding services from those not registered") ["Such an approach has attractions... but it would be extremely difficult to frame the legislation... whenever use is made of local services, the community charge register may be checked..."] [declassified Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: letter
Venue: -
Source: PREM19/1837 f16
Journalist: -
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 12pp
Themes: Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax"), Parliament, Union of UK nations