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Community Charge: Redwood and Letwin briefing for MT ("Local Government Seminar") [Waldegrave will propose "(a)bolition of domestic rates ... by installing a new, simple, across-the-board poll tax for all local inhabitants"; "a first-rate job ... we agree"] [released Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1559 f20
Editorial comments:

Supporting documents follow. The final sheet is perhaps a print off of an overhead or slide shown at the meeting by William Waldegrave. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 25pp
Themes: Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax"), Executive, Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Leadership