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Energy: Howell letter to Brittan ("Severn Barrage") ["This correspondence has now been going on for over a month and I can see no benefit in prolonging it further... I note your views, but my proposal has no public expenditure implications, other colleagues who have replied support it, and in my judgement it is politically the most appropriate action"] [declassified Aug 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1014 f26
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Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 22pp
Themes: Industry, Privatized & state industries, Public spending & borrowing, Energy, Environment, Science & technology, Executive, Parliament