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1981 Feb 18 - 1981 Jul 10
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/439
Economic policy (Budget) (Part 5)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2011 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 227
Any docs withheld? No

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81 Feb 20 Fri Budget: Walters, Hoskyns & Wolfson minute to MT ("Budget Strategy") [necessity of a tough budget] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 24 Tue Budget: No.10 minute (meeting with Chancellor & Wass) [MT 'dismayed' at £11.25b PSBR, but accepted Howe rejection of increased basic rate] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 25 Wed Budget: Treasury minute (Chancellor's meeting with ministers & officials) [decisions to freeze income tax & CTT thresholds, reducing PSBR by further £1b] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 25 Wed Budget: No.10 minute (meeting with Chancellor) [Howe reports decision to freeze thresholds & reduce PSBR below £11b] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 26 Thu Budget: Walters letter to Sir Douglas Wass (disappointment at budget measures) [budget proposals "too little and of the wrong kind"; maximum 1 per cent MLR cut] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 6 Fri Budget: Treasury record of conversation (Chancellor's meeting with Governor) ["Monetary Policy & the Budget"] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 18 Wed Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Indexed Gilts") [seeks agreement to announce in budget] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 18 Wed Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Company Taxation: Stock Relief") [detailed reform proposals] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 20 Fri Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Oil Taxation Proposals") [broad lines of budget changes] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 20 Fri Budget: No.10 minute (meeting with Chancellor) [indirect tax package] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 23 Mon Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer letter to Sir Jeremy Morse (windfall tax on bank profits) [rejects his counter-proposal] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 23 Mon Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("The Budget") [outline of budget decisions to date] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 23 Mon Budget: David Howell minute to MT ("Oil Taxation Proposals") [criticises Treasury budget plans] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 25 Wed Budget: Walters minute to Chancellor (lunch at Union Discount) [directors think a "really satisfactory" PSBR consistent with falling rates would be "about £7b"] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 27 Fri Budget: Treasury minute to No.10 ("The Budget") [summary of final decisions] [declassified 2011]
81 Mar 5 Thu Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Public Expenditure & the Budget") [energy related overruns] [declassified 2011]
81 Mar 6 Fri Budget: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Taxation of Benefits in Kind: Free Petrol") [proposal; agreed by MT] [declassified 2011]
81 Mar 6 Fri Budget: No.10 minute (meeting with Chancellor, Governor & Wass) [decision to reduce MLR by 2 per cent on budget day] [declassified 2011]
81 Mar 10 Tue Budget: Sir Geoffrey Howe Ministerial Broadcast ("The Budget") ["times are tough"]
81 Mar 11 Wed Budget: Unwin minute to Wass ("The Budget & Deflation") [urgent request from No.10 for material rebutting deflation charge] [declassified 2011]