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1989 Sep 8 Fr
Archive (Thatcher MSS)

Conservative Party: Whittingdale minute for MT ("Community Charge") [Central Office survey of impact on marginal seats, "results very worrying"] [released Mar 2019]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: minute
Venue: -
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 2/6/4/9 part 1 f31
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Baker's survey follows Whittingdale's minute; a separate copy of the survey is also present on the site. Read all documents from the 1989 release of MT's party and personal papers.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 32pp
Themes: Community charge ("poll tax"), Elections & electoral system, Conservative Party (organization)