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1990 Jan 10 We
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Conservative Party: Baker memorandum for MT ("The Political consequences of the Community Charge in the Local Elections, May 1990") [possible loss of up to 22 councils, triggering backbench efforts to 'fix' the charge] [released Feb 2020]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 2/6/4/9 part 2 f66
Editorial comments:

Read all documents from the 1990 release of MT's party and personal papers.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 14pp
Themes: Community charge ("poll tax"), Elections & electoral system, Conservative Party (organization)