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1981 May 20 - 1981 Oct 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/476
Government machinery (Organisation of Treasury and Civil Service Department (CSD); consideration of a 'Prime Minister's Department') (Part 4)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2011 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 227
Any docs withheld? 1

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80 May 21 Wed Civil Service: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Armstrong) ["Future of the CSD"] [declassified 2011]
81 Jun 26 Fri Civil Service: Rayner minute to MT ("Treasury and Civil Service Committee") [declassified 2011]
81 Jun 29 Mon Civil Service: Rayner minute to MT ("Future of the CSD and Headship of the Civil Service") [declassified 2011]
81 Jul 15 Wed Civil Service: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Rayner-Cassels) ["Future of the CSD"] [declassified 2011]
81 Sep 7 Mon Government Machinery: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Rayner-Armstrong) ["The Central Departments"] [declassified 2011]
81 Sep 16 Wed Economy: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Chancellor of the Exchequer) [Civil Service Department, EMS, Merseyside, Defence cash limits, public expenditure decisions, Cancun summit] [declassified 2011]
81 Sep 18 Fri Civil Service: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Chancellor of the Exchequer-Rayner-Wass-Armstrong) ["The Central Departments"; abolition of the CSD] [declassified 2011]
81 Sep 22 Tue Civil Service: Whitmore minute to MT ("The Central Departments") [Bancroft informed of decision to abolish the CSD] [declassified 2011]
81 Sep 24 Thu Civil Service: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Bancroft) ["The Future of the Central Departments"; abolition of the CSD] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 9 Fri Civil Service: Bancroft minute to MT ("Re-Organization of the Centre: Permanent Secretary Arrangements") [abolition of the CSD] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 9 Fri Civil Service: Bancroft minute to MT ("The Re-Organization of the Central Departments") [abolition of the CSD; "I believe that the re-organization will make the Service a less efficient instrument to serve the Government of the day"] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 9 Fri Civil Service: Bancroft minute to MT ("Future of the Central Departments") [abolition of the CSD] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 16 Fri Civil Service: Armstrong minute to MT ("Reorganisation of the Central Departments") [abolition of the CSD] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 16 Fri Civil Service: Bancroft minute to MT ("Future of the Central Departments") [abolition of the CSD; draft Parliamentary statement] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 28 Wed Civil Service: Bancroft minute to MT ("Future of the Central Departments") [abolition of the CSD; redrafted Parliamentary statement] [declassified 2011]
81 Oct 30 Fri Civil Service: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT ("Future of the Central Departments") [abolition of the CSD; comments on draft Parliamentary statement] [declassified 2011]