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

Community Charge: Rifkind letter to Chief Secretary ("Community Charge capping in Scotland") [Rifkind and Ridley 'unhelpful'] [declassified Feb 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: T640/1189 f117
Editorial comments:

Ridley's letter follows Rifkind's. The handwritten annotation on p1 is by D.I. Sparkes, an Assistant Private Secretary. Read documents selected from this file. Read the whole file here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax"), Union of UK nations