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Community Charge: Treasury minute for Chief Secretary ("Local Authority Current: Treasury Strategy for E(LF)") [Lawson - CST needs to be "very tough"; "would also want to forge an alliance on as many issues as possible with Mr Ridley"] [declassified Feb 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: T640/1164 f48
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 61pp
Themes: Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax")