Archive

1987 Aug 5 - 1988 Jun 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2106
Economic Policy (Public spending) (Part 39)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2016 Jul 21
Classification: Secret
Page count: 119
Any docs withheld? No

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88 Jun 2 Thu Public spending: Treasury minute to Andrew Turnbull ("1988 Survey: Departmental Bids") [major items] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 3 Fri Public spending: Lord Cameron minute to John Major ("1988 Public Expenditure Survey: Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service") [department's financial needs] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 10 Fri Public spending: John Major minute to John Moore ("1988 Survey: Social Security Benefits") [bids are substantial, issues with disability, housing benefits] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 15 Wed Public spending: Nigel Wicks minute to Robin Butler ("Chairman of the Ministerial Commitee on Public Expenditure (Star Chamber)") [Parkinson to chair] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 15 Wed Public spending: Cabinet Office minute to Paul Gray ("Star Chamber 1988") [ministers travelling from overseas] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 20 Mon Public spending: John Major minute to Nicholas Ridley ("1988 Survey: Churches") [political significance of demonstrating support for churches] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 20 Mon Public spending: John Moore minute to John Major ("1988 Survey: Social Security Benefits") [proposed changes to housing benefits] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 23 Thu Public spending: John Major minute to Norman Fowler ("1988 Public Expenditure Survey: Employment") [large bids difficult to justify with improved labour market] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 24 Fri Public spending: Paul Gray minute to MT ("1988 Public Expenditure Survey") [bilateral with Lawson] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 27 Mon Public spending: John Major minute to Nicholas Ridley ("1988 Survey: Churches") [spending on church buildings] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 28 Tue Public spending: Paul Gray minute to MT ("Handling of Public Expenditure at Cabinet: Meeting with the Chancellor and the Chief Secretary") [prospects for departmental bids] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 28 Tue Public spending: Lawson PS minute to Paul Gray ("1988 Survey") [getting below the tax burden inherited] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Jun 30 Thu Public spending: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Lawson-Major) [a very difficult round was in prospect] [declassified Jul 2016]