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Local Government: Ridley minute to MT ("Role of local authorities") [stock-taking meeting; "[our] major programme of incremental reform ... is now resulting in a seachange in attitudes ... I would advise against another wave of radical reform in the immediate future"] [declassified July 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2762 f19
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Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 26pp
Themes: Education, Social security & welfare, Society, Privatized & state industries, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Environment, Housing, Local government, Local government finance, Community charge (“poll tax”), Transport, General Elections, Parliament, Race, immigration, nationality, Labour Party & socialism