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1982 Feb 19 - 1982 Nov 2
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/779
Government machinery (Promotion of efficiency and elimination of waste: the Scrutiny Programme 1982) (Part 12)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 326
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Feb 22 Mon Government machinery: No.10 letter to Rayner PS (“The Efficiency Strategy 1982: the Scrutiny Programme”) [MT “very pleased with the way this year’s efficiency strategy is developing”] [declassified 2012]
82 Feb 25 Thu Government machinery: Rayner PS letter to Treasury (“The Efficiency Strategy 1982: the Scrutiny Programme”) [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 1 Mon Government machinery: No.10 minute to Rayner PS (“Projects, Scrutinies and Service-wide Reviews, 1979-1981”) [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 1 Mon Government machinery: Rayner PS letter to MoD (“The Efficiency Strategy 1982: the Scrutiny Programme”) [MT “let us get Trident & one or two other things over before we mark this”] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 5 Fri Government machinery: Brittan minute to MT (“Financial Management”) [“first priority must be getting action, not further general studies”] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 12 Fri Government machinery: Rayner PS minute to No.10 (“The Efficiency Strategy 1982: the Scrutiny Programme (DES)”) [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 19 Fri Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to MT (“The Efficiency of Central Government: some targets for 1982”) [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Government machinery: No.10 letter to Dept of the Environment (“MINIS”) [financial management] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Government machinery: Lawson PS minute to Cabinet Office (“The Efficiency Strategy 1982: the Scrutiny Programme”) [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 23 Fri Government machinery: Rayner Unit minute to No.10 (“The Reform of Financial Management: Objectives and co-ordination of certain policies and instruments”) [declassified 2012]
82 May 7 Fri Government machinery: Treasury letter to No.10 (“Refusal of Customs Facilities at Wick Airport”) [declassified 2012]
82 May 7 Fri Government machinery: Rayner PS minute to Rayner (“Review of Personnel, Establishments and Finance in the FCO and ODA”) [declassified 2012]
82 Jun 14 Mon Government machinery: No.10 letter to Joseph PS (“Scrutiny of HM Inspectorates of schools”) [MT “ very strongly of the view that [HMI]… should be seen to be working on behalf of families”] [declassified 2012]
82 Jul 12 Mon Government machinery: Rayner PS minute to No.10 (“Scrutiny programme 1982: Department of the Environment”) [declassified 2012]
82 Aug 3 Tue Government machinery: Tebbit letter to Brittan (“Rayner scrutiny of the General Employment Service”) [declassified 2012]
82 Oct 6 Wed Government machinery: Marten letter to Rayner (“Review of suppport services at TPI and COPR”) [declassified 2012]
82 Oct 25 Mon Government machinery: Rayner PS minute to No.10 (“Publication and follow-up of reports by HMI inspectors of schools”) [“Inspectorate is now beginning to behave as it should”] [declassified 2012]