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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Community Charge: No 10 record of conversation (MT-Ridley) [Ridley's "growing concern about opposition" to the charge; problem "increased by the decision to have a transition rather than to abolish rates immediately"; inclined to rethink some major aspects of the charge, which MT "discouraged firmly"] [released Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2306 f25
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Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 1p
Themes: Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax"), Executive, MT's meetings as PM