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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Energy: Lawson minute to MT ("Severn Barrage") ["The alternative to the latest STPG proposal would be to kill the project. This, I believe, would be wrong, in view of the fact that the barrage is the only so-called alternative energy source which could contribute significantly to our electricity needs"; MT: "I have always found this prospect exciting and am pleased with the proposal"] [declassified Aug 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1014 f15
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 8pp
Themes: Industry, Privatized & state industries, Public spending & borrowing, Energy, Environment, Science & technology, Executive, Parliament