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Community Charge: Turnbull note for the record ("Lord Rothschild's Note on Local Government Studies") [shows "signs of frustration", but progress being made; Waldegrave "thought interesting and radical proposals would emerge but there would be some difficulty in selling them to the rest of Whitehall"] [released Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1559 f358
Editorial comments:

The reference is to Rothschild's letter to MT of 1 Jan 1985. Read that and other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government finance, Community charge ("poll tax"), Executive