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1989 Feb 26 Su
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Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Private Office files (Lawson)

Community Charge: Fowler letter to Chancellor ("Retail Prices Index Advisory Committee Report") [recommends Community Charge be included in RPI in similar way to rates] [declassified Feb 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: T640/1189 f43
Editorial comments:

The report itself follows Fowler's letter. Read documents selected from this file. Read the whole file here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 31pp
Themes: Economy (general discussions), Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax")