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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1253
Government machinery (Organisation of Treasury and Cabinet Office; Management and Personnel Office (MPO); future of Efficiency Unit; abolition of Central Policy Review Staff (CPRS)) (Part 6)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Jan 3
Classification: Secret
Page count: 342
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Dec 6 Mon Government machinery: Robin Butler minute to MT (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [timing of announcement; press notice & notes for editors] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Dec 3 Fri Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [draft press notice & notes for editors] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Dec 2 Thu Government machinery: Rayner Unit minute to No.10 ("Discontinuing the Rayner Line") ['Times' article] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Dec 2 Thu Government machinery: MT letter to Baroness Young (Management and Peresonnel Office: 1st anniversary) ["I greatly enjoyed meeting... staff... at the party"] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Dec 2 Thu Government machinery: No.10 minute to Cabinet Office (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [press notice; MT letter to Rayner; announcement] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Nov 30 Tue Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [press notice wording/future of the Unit] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Nov 26 Fri Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [announcement; press notice] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Nov 26 Fri Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [press notice; successor & future of the Unit] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Nov 22 Mon Government machinery: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Robert Armstrong) [future of Rayner Unit; future of CPRS] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Nov 17 Wed Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("Future of the Rayner Unit") [options] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Nov 15 Mon Government machinery: Lord Rayner letter to MT ("Future of the Rayner Unit") [options] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Oct 29 Fri Government machinery: Baroness Young PS minute to Cabinet Office (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [press notice] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Oct 26 Tue Government machinery: No.10 minute to Cabinet Office (resignation of Lord Rayner as Head of Rayner Unit) [announcement; press notice; publication of MT/Rayner exchange of letters] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Oct 13 Wed Government machinery: Lord Rayner letter to No.10 (resignation as Head of Rayner Unit) [timing of announcement] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Sep 30 Thu Government machinery: Robin Butler note to MT (Prime Minister's Special Advisers: 'Times' article) [speculation; Butler notes need for resolution of plans, with Rayner resignation imminent] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Sep 29 Wed Government machinery: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (Ministry of Defence proposal to relocate to Old Admiralty Building) [rejected] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Sep 22 Wed Government machinery: Lord Rayner to No.10 (resignation as Head of Rayner Unit) [draft letter to MT; announcement] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Sep 9 Thu Government machinery: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Baroness Young, Robert Armstrong) [Rayner resignation as Head of Rayner Unit] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Sep 8 Wed Government machinery: Management & Personnel Office minute to No.10 ("Rayner Unit etc: future arrangements") [remit of MPO] [declassified Jan 2014]
82 Sep 8 Wed Government machinery: No.10 briefing for MT ("Your Meeting with the Lord Privy Seal and Sir Robert Armstrong on Thursday 9 September at 1700 hours") [future of Rayner Unit] [declassified Jan 2014]