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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Community Charge: Chris Patten minute for MT (Community Charge; planning; environment; water) [preparing "realistic survey of the problems of introducing the charge with a menu of costed options"] [released Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3496 f39
Editorial comments:

Opening notes by DM - Dominic Morris, one of MT's Private Secretaries. Chris Patten's paper was discussed at a bilateral on 4 September. MT had asked to see him before she went on holiday - see minute at end of document. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 8pp
Themes: Privatized & state industries, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Environment, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge (“poll tax”)