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1984 Dec 4 - 1985 Aug 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1427
Civil Service (Long term management and manpower policy) (Part 17)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 303
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85 Aug 12 Mon Civil Service: Ian Stewart letter to Heseltine ("Multi-Departmental Review of Budgeting") [progress] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Aug 9 Fri Civil Service: Mark Addison minute to MT (external competition to recruit direct entry Principals) ["Lord Gowrie's minute does not make out much of a case"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Aug 7 Wed Civil Service: Tom King letter to Peter Rees ("Long Term Unemployment") [additional staff to combat benefit fraud] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Aug 7 Wed Civil Service: Cabinet Office minute to MT ("Government Emergency Communications System") [transfer of responsibility from DTI to Home Office] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 26 Fri Civil Service: Rees minute to MT ("Control of Civil Service Running Costs") [targets; monitoring; role of senior managers] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 23 Tue Civil Service: Mark Addison minute to MT ("Further Extension of Unified Grading in the Civil Service") [announcement in Parliament following resolution of Keith Joseph dispute] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 23 Tue Civil Service: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Lawson, Howe, Whitelaw, Gowrie, Barney Hayhoe, Robert Armstrong) ["Morale in the Civil Service"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 15 Mon Civil Service: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Gowrie, Barney Hayhoe, Robert Armstrong, John Chilcot, Peter Ewins) [promotion blockages in the Civil Service] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 12 Fri Civil Service: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Promotion Blockages") [remedial measures: details of proposals] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 11 Thu Civil Service: Mark Addison minute to MT ("Further Extension of Unified Grading in the Civil Service") [MT agrees to endorse Keith Joseph's objection to inclusion of fringe bodies in the scheme] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jul 1 Mon Civil Service: Michael Addison minute to MT ("PSA Compulsory Redundancy") [Gow proposal; "Policy Unit advice... that this is the wrong occasion... seems convincing"; risk of industrial action] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jun 21 Fri Civil Service: No.10 briefing for MT ("Morale in the Civil Service") [proposed purposes of the meeting] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jun 19 Wed Civil Service: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (Government and lobbying) [request from Lynda Chalker for advice regarding invitation from Business Research International to participate in seminar] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Jun 7 Fri Civil Service: Cabinet Office minute to No.10 (Morale in the Civil Service) [MT sceptical about evidence presented of a widespread and unprecedentedly low morale; regards concerns about Government intentions to privatise certain functions as "nub of the matter"] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 21 Tue Civil Service: Rees minute to MT ("Civil Service Numbers") [report on latest figures] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 21 Tue Civil Service: Hurd minute to MT ("Northern Ireland Civil Service Manpower 1 April 1986 to 1 April 1988") [figures; draft PQ answer] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 21 Tue Civil Service: Lord Gowrie PS letter to No.10 ("Ethnic Monitoring in Government Departments") [draft PQ reply on report covering action to date and proposed follow-up] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 May 17 Fri Civil Service: Tony Newton letter to Tom King ("Non-Compliance with Trade Union Act 1984 at Rusholme (Manchester) ILO") [details of proposed indistrial action; case for invoking legislation] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 22 Mon Civil Service: Lord Gowrie letter to Howe ("Civil Service Order in Council") [legal advice on compliance; draft 1985 Order] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Apr 3 Wed Civil Service: HM Customs & Excise letter to Barney Hayhoe ("Threatened "Work to Rule" - Clearance of Passengers/Accompanied Cars") [situation report] [declassified Dec 2014]