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Education: No.10 record of conversations (09:00 - Lawson, Keith Joseph, Hancock, Peter Middleton) (11:15 - MT, Lawson, Whitelaw, Keith Joseph, Biffen, Peter Rees, Peter Brooke, Peter Middleton, Bernard Ingham) ["Student Grants": Backbenchers pressure on Government to withdraw proposals; discussion of options] [declassified Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Prime Minister's Room in House of Commons, 11 Downing Street, and 10 Downing Street
Source: PREM19/1469 f109
Editorial comments:

Multiple conversations are recorded in a single document, including one from 4 December: 2245 on 4 December, 9am on 5 December and 1115 on 5 December. Relevant supporting documents follow the main item. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-1469.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: MT's meetings as PM, Chancellor of the Exchequer’s meetings, Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Parliament, Union of UK nations, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Family, Local government, Local government finance, Education, Higher & further education