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Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Private Office files (Lawson)

Community Charge: Alex Allan note to Lawson ('Ch' - Community Charge and the RPI: Indexed Gilts) [MT wanting option A, involving 4 percent cut in RPI; "This seems loony"] [released Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: T640/829 f79
Editorial comments:

Allan's note is undated, listed as 7 October. Lawson's minute is dated 7 October and a copy follows the note, for convenience of readers. Read documents selected from this file. Read the whole file here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge (“poll tax”), Judiciary, Chancellor of the Exchequer’s minutes