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1983 Nov 24 - 1985 Sep 18
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1461
Economic policy (Financial services: position of Stock Exchange, including future changes to structure and membership; Gower Report on Investor Protection; securities regulation; commercial fraud) (Part 1)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 351
Any docs withheld? No

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Date Value Title
83 Nov 24 Thu City: DTI to Treasury (“Gower Report on Investor Protection”) [proposes to put report out for consultation] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jan 13 Fri City: DTI to Treasury (“Gower Report on Investor Protection”) [circulates proof & press release; comments by end April 1984] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jan 19 Thu City: “Gower urges sweeping new powers to supervise City” [publication of report]
84 Apr 10 Tue City: No.10 letter to DTI (“The Stock Exchange & the Gower Report”) [“concerned about the proposals in the Gower Report”] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 4 Fri City: No.10 notes for DTI (“Investor Protection”) [“three key flaws in the Gower approach”] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 10 Thu City: Governor Bank of England to MT (“Securities Regulation”) [proposes senior City figures form an advisory group to give him their views] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 11 Fri City: Tebbit minute to MT (“Regulation of Securities Industry”) [approves Governor’s initiative; closes no options for government] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 11 Fri City: Redwood minute to MT (Governor’s proposed group) [welcome, but avoid associating government with it] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 11 Fri City: Turnbull minute to MT (“Securities Regulation”) [“I detect some ill feeling in the Treasury about this letter … a deal between the Bank and DTI without bringing them in”] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 18 Fri City: MT to Governor Bank of England (his proposed group) [notes he has agreed with DTI and Treasury that group should not bind government] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jun 12 Tue City: Redwood minute to MT (dinner with Stock Exchange chairman & council) [still somewhat divided on its future] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jun 29 Fri City: Lawson minute for MT (“Commercial Fraud”) [proposed Fraud Investigation Group] [released 2014]
84 Jun 29 Fri City: Redwood & Willetts minute to MT (“The City”) [overview of policy] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jul 3 Tue City: Tebbit letter to Lawson (“Commercial Fraud”) [supports Fraud Investigation Group but concerned at delay] [released 2014]
84 Jul 10 Tue City: DTI letter to Treasury (“Financial Services”) [background paper for Lawson, Tebbit & Goodison meeting tomorrow] [released 2014]
84 Jul 12 Thu City: Tebbit minute to MT (“Financial Services Debate”) [policy agreed at meeting with Lawson & Governor] [released 2014]
84 Jul 12 Thu City: Conservative Research Department briefing (debate on Gower Report) [backgound] [released 2014]
84 Oct 9 Tue City: Tebbit minute to MT (“Financial Services”) [has decided “self-regulation within a statutory framework is my preferred approach”] [released 2014]
84 Oct 10 Wed City: Willetts minute to MT (“Financial Services”) [explains Tebbit plan; suggests MT ask reassurance on five points] [released 2014]
84 Oct 11 Thu City: No.10 letter to DTI (“Financial Services”) [MT seeks reassurance on five points] [released 2014]