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1984 Dec 3 - 1984 Dec 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1309
Local government (Relations with central government, organisation & finance) (Part 24)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Jan 3
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 240
Any docs withheld? No

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84 Nov 29 Thu Local Government: Conservative Research Department brief (“The Local Government Bill”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 5 Wed Local Government: Edwards PS letter to No.10 (“Report by HMI on the effects of local authority expenditure on education in Wales 1983/84”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 6 Thu Local Government: No.10 Policy Unit minute to MT (“The politics of local government”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 6 Thu Local Government: Jenkin PS letter to No.10 (draft statement to Parliament on rate support grant) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 7 Fri Local Government: Lord Rothschild letter to No.10 (proposed meeting with MT) [review of local government finance] [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 7 Fri Local Government: Jenkin minute to MT (“Inquiry into local government practices and procedures”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 7 Fri Local Government: Baker letter to Ministers (abolition of GLC: Jenkin press notice on land transfer) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 10 Mon Local Government: Edwards PS letter to No.10 (draft statement to Parliament on rate support grant) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 11 Tue Local Government: Chancellor of the Exchequer minute to MT (“Local authority capital controls system in England and Wales”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 11 Tue Local Government: Cabinet Office briefing for MT (“Rate limitation: strategy and counter-obstruction methods”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 14 Fri Local Government: Jenkin letter to Nick Ridley (“GRE assessments for joint boards”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 14 Fri Local Government: Edwards PS note to No.10 (draft statement to Parliament on capital control system and capital allocations in Wales) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 18 Tue Local Government: Howe telegram to UKE Beijing (Environment Secretary’s Statement on local authority capital spending) [“went very badly ... consistently hostile reception from government backbenchers”] [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 20 Thu Local Government: Jenkin PS letter to Rees PS (“Selective rate limitation in 1985/86: setting of rate and precept limits”) [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 20 Thu Local Government: Baker record of conversation (meeting with Leader of Barnet Council) [rate support grant] [declassified 2014]
84 Dec 21 Fri Local Government: Jenkin letter to Rees (“New burdens on local government”) [reducing burdens to reduce expenditure] [declassified 2014]