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1986 Oct 1 - 1987 Jan 16
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2103
Economic Policy (Public spending) (Part 36)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2016 Jul 21
Classification: Secret
Page count: 268
Any docs withheld? No

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86 Oct 22 Wed Public spending: Cabinet Office minute to Willie Whitelaw ("Star Chamber: Overseas Aid (Meeting with Sir Geoffrey Howe at 4pm on Thursday, 23 October") [encourage the group to put counter arguments to Howe] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 23 Thu Public spending: Cabinet Office minute to Willie Whitelaw ("Star Chamber, Taking Stock") [key outstanding issues] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 24 Fri Public spending: Willie Whitelaw minute to MT ("Public Expenditure: Star Chamber") [latest in the negotiations] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 27 Mon Public spending: Robert Armstrong minute to Nigel Wicks ("Public Expenditure") [concerned about issue of electricity prices] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 27 Mon Public spending: Lawson PS minute to Mark Addison ("Infrastructure Spending") [sector by sector figures] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 29 Wed Public spending: Lawson PS minute to David Norgrove ("Cabinet 30 October: Public Expenditure") [timing of discussions] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 29 Wed Public spending: Cabinet Office minute to David Norgrove ("Star Chamber: Latest Position") [near settlement on all programmes except Scotland] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 29 Wed Public spending: Robert Armstrong minute to Nigel Wicks ("Public Expenditure") [possible Star Chamber meeting] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 30 Thu Public spending: Lawson PS minute to Howe PS ("Autumn Statement") [presentation arrangements] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 31 Fri Public spending: Cabinet Office minute to Willie Whitelaw ("Star Chamber: Draft Report to Cabinet") [virtually impossible position from which the Chamber were asked to start their work] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Oct 31 Fri Public spending: Cabinet Office minute to Willie Whitelaw ("Star Chamber: Scotland") [attempt to convince Rifkind he could defend further reductions] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 3 Mon Public spending: Lawson PS minute to MacGregor PS ("Autumn Statement") [draft oral statement] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 4 Tue Public spending: Lawson PS note to David Norgrove (Autumn Statement) [revised draft] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 4 Tue Public spending: Willie Whitelaw minute to MT ("Star Chamber: Report to the Cabinet") [toughest and most unpleasant negotiations he had faced] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 5 Wed Public spending: David Norgrove minute to MT ("Public Expenditure Survey") [heavy burden of the Star Chamber] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 5 Wed Public spending: Rifkind PS minute to David Norgrove ("Autumn Statement Publicity") [presentation of the settlement reached] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 13 Thu Public spending: Channon PS minute to MacGregor PS ("RDGs") [announcement of delay in payment] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 13 Thu Public spending: Lawson PS minute to Channon PS ("RDGs") [public spending provision for regional incentives] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 28 Fri Public spending: MacGregor PS minute to David Norgrove ("Cumulating Costs") [quoting spending levels and charges] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Dec 8 Mon Public spending: Rifkind PS minute to David Norgrove (draft statement) [allocation of Scottish spending provision] [declassified Jul 2016]