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1984 Jan 3 - 1985 Feb 28
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1469
Education (General policy on education and education expenditure: White Paper on Schools) (Part 4)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 327
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84 Dec 4 Tue Education: Lord President record of conversation ("Student Grants") [Whitelaw, Keith Joseph, Biffen, Rees, Garel Jones: partial concession on tuition fees; funding of concession in 1985/86; Scotland] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 4 Tue Education: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Whitelaw Meeting") [review of student support: summary of outcomes from Whitelaw/Keith Joseph meeting earlier in the day; TUC meeting with NUM; BT shares] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 4 Tue Education: No.10 briefing for MT ("Student Grants") [need to identify savings, following Government decision to announce concession on tuition fees] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 4 Tue Education: Department of Education record of conversation ("Student Grants") [Keith Joseph, Peter Rees: need to identify savings, following Government decision to announce concession on tuition fees] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 3 Mon Education: Peter Rees minute to MT ("Student Grants") [response to MT request to find scope for reducing impact of new scheme] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 3 Mon Education: Andrew Turnbull minute to MT ("Student Grants") [options for covering costs of delaying transition to parental full contribution to tuition fees] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 2 Sun Education: No.10 Policy Unit minute to MT ("Student Grants") [Government plan for parental full contribution to tuition fees: "some concession [to backbench & public opposition] now seems inevitable": options] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Dec 2 Sun Education: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Lawson, Keith Joseph, Tristan Garel Jones) ["Student Grants": Government plan for parental full contribution to tuition fees: options for concession in light of backbench & public opposition] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 30 Fri Education: No.10 Policy Unit minute to MT ("Student Grants") ["Student Grants": Government plan for parental full contribution to tuition fees: Labour expected to table Amendment; Conservative backbench revolt anticipated; options] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Nov 23 Fri Education: No.10 Policy Unit minute to Andrew Turnbull ("Higher Education: Switch to Engineering and Technology") [case for funding being found from Departmental budgets & private funding rather than Treasury contingency reserves] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jul 24 Tue Education: Keith Joseph letter to Willie Whitelaw ("Tenure in the Universities") [statement to Parliament on Government's intention to enforce change through legislation] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jul 12 Thu Education: Keith Joseph PS letter to No.10 ("Future Demand for Higher Education") [publication of revised projections] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jun 6 Wed Education: Keith Joseph letter to Patrick Jenkin ("Survey of Shared and Extended Use of Schools") [main findings from survey results; PQ; follow-up] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Jun 4 Mon Education: No.10 Policy Unit minute to David Barclay ("HMI Report on Expenditure and Provision") [summary of, and comment on, findings from latest report - strongly critical of schools' management of resources; lines to take] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 29 Tue Education: Keith Joseph letter to Lord Hailsham ("Tenure in the Universities") [outline of principles & aims underlying proposed legislation to weaken academic tenure] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 17 Thu Education: Keith Joseph letter to Peter Rees ("VAT on Building Alterations: Effects on Education and Science") [additional costs for public sector due to widening of VAT base "not possible for the education programme"; inclusion of voluntary schools, universities & research councils in section 20 of VAT Act 1983 enabling refund of VAT] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 May 9 Wed Education: Keith Joseph letter to Lord Flowers ("Tenure") [proposed revision of terms of academics' employment, to allow for dismissal for reasons of redundancy or financial exigency] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Apr 12 Thu Education: Keith Joseph letter to Jim Prior ("Tenure in the Universities") [legislation to revise of terms of academics' employment: line to take on new or amended charters or statutes in light of planned merger of the New University of Ulster and Ulster Polytechnic; Whitelaw concerns about legislative schedule] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Apr 5 Thu Education: David Barclay minute to MT ("H Committee") [fluoridation; NHS recruitment advertising; parental influence over schools; Education support grants] [declassified Dec 2014]
84 Mar 20 Tue Education: David Barclay minute to MT ("H Committee") [private rented sector; Crombie Code; commerical activities in further education establishments] [declassified Dec 2014]