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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 24 Fri Public spending: Paul Gray minute to MT ("1988 Public Expenditure Survey") [bilateral with Lawson] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Apr 22 Fri Public spending: Paul Gray minute to MT ("Financial Reporting to Parliament") [documents to be submitted to parliament] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Apr 25 Mon Public spending: Paul Gray minute to Major PS ("Financial Reporting to Parliament") [debate in parliament] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Apr 5 Tue Public spending: Paul Gray minute to Major PS ("Financial Reporting to Parliament") [dates of debate on public spending] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 May 4 Wed Public spending: Lawson PS minute to Paul Gray ("Financial Reporting to Parliament") [availability of Treasury memo] [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 Apr 13 Wed Public spending: Tom King minute to John Major ("Guidelines for the 1988 Survey") [same broad approach as in 1987] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 May 6 Fri Public spending: Mark Addison minute to Moore PS ("Public Expenditure Per Family") [common base for figures] [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 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 May 27 Fri Public spending: Paul Gray minute to MT ("1988 Public Expenditure Survey") [ministers' bids looked extremely high] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Apr 11 Mon Public spending: Major PS minute to Paul Gray ("Financial Reporting to Parliament") [dates of debate on public spending] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 Apr 22 Fri Public spending: John Major minute to MT ("Financial Reporting to Parliament") [dates of debate on public spending, Autumn Statement] [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 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 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 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 May 25 Wed Public spending: John Moore minute to John Major ("PES 1988: Social Security Benefits and DHSS Administration") [proposal for increased spending on benefits] [declassified Jul 2016]
88 May 23 Mon Public spending: John Moore minute to John Major ("Public Expenditure Survey 1988 (Local Authorities): Police Manpower") [demand for high priority services] [declassified Jul 2016]