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1990 Feb 27 Tu
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Community Charge: MT notes of conversation (MT-Greater London Conservative MPs) [concerns] [released Dec 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3063 f10
Editorial comments:

Undated, but filed around 28 Feb 1990. Identified by inference.1540-1640. MT met Greater London Conservative MPs at the Commons after PMQs, accompanied by Mark Lennox-Boyd. The christian names of those present as noted by her suggest this is a record of that meeting. Among others it seems likely she was talking with Jeremy Hanley, Neil Macfarlane, Hugh Rossi, and Toby Jessel, all of whom sat for Greater London seats. There is mention besides of London locations - Uxbridge, Walthamstow, Redbridge. Also "London elections" and "streets of London" occur in the notes. 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"), Local elections, Conservative Party (organization), MT's meetings as PM