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Community Charge: Charles Powell minute to MT (charge capping) [supported by Nick Lyell, David Madel and Conservative group on Bedfordshire council] [released Dec 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3063 f38
Editorial comments:

As Solicitor-General Nick Lyell was later the author of legal advice permitting just this step on a wide scale. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax"), Executive, Law & order, Charles Powell minutes