Archive

1989 Jan 6 - 1989 May 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2763
Local Government (Future of the rating system: rating revaluation; Community Charge) (Part 12)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2016 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 462
Any docs withheld? No

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89 May 9 Tue Local Government: Gray minute for Margaret Thatcher ("community charge liability") [line for the press about her personal liability to charge at No.10, Chequers and Dulwich] [declassified Dec 2016]
89 Jun 30 Fri Local Government: Gray minute for MT ("Standard Community Charge arrangements") [Rifkind still resisting] [declassified Dec 2016]
89 May 31 Wed Community Charge: John Major minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("Community Charge Capping in Scotland") [need to act as the situation demands] [released Dec 2016]
89 May 23 Tue Community Charge: Nicholas Ridley minute to John Major (Capping in Scotland) [issue of a precedent being set] [released Dec 2016]
89 May 3 Wed Community Charge: John Major minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("Community Charge Capping in Scotland") [authorities have used new system as an excuse to increase spending] [released Dec 2016]
89 May 18 Thu Community Charge: Malcolm Rifkind minute to John Major ("Community Charge Capping in Scotland") [increase in local authority spending] [released Dec 2016]
89 May 23 Tue Community Charge: Malcolm Rifkind minute to John Major ("Business Rates in Scotland") [level of contribution from the Reserve] [released Dec 2016]
89 Apr 6 Thu Community Charge: John Major minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("Business Rates in Scotland") [level of contribution from the Reserve] [released Dec 2016]
89 Mar 13 Mon Community Charge: John Major minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("Business Rates in Scotland") [impasse on financing harmonisation] [released Dec 2016]
89 Jan 9 Mon Community Charge: Malcolm Rifkind minute to John Major ("The Burden of Business Rates in Scotland") [impact of harmonisation on level of rates] [released Dec 2016]
89 Jan 9 Mon Community Charge: Nicholas Ridley minute to Malcolm Rifkind (farm diversification schemes) [objects to extension of farm derating] [released Dec 2016]
89 Jan 23 Mon Community Charge: John Major minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("The Burden of Business Rates in Scotland") [not right to contemplate an extra grant from Exchequer] [released Dec 2016]
89 Jan 23 Mon Community Charge: Nicholas Ridley minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("The Burden of Business Rates in Scotland") [in principle should aim to achieve a level playing field] [released Dec 2016]
89 Mar 1 Wed Community Charge: Nicholas Ridley minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("Standard Community Charge") [decision on a maximum multiplier] [released Dec 2016]
89 Feb 22 Wed Community Charge: Malcolm Rifkind minute to Nicholas Ridley ("Standard Community Charge") [level of the multiplier] [released Dec 2016]
89 Feb 7 Tue Community Charge: Malcolm Rifkind minute to Nicholas Ridley ("Rating of Stud Farms") [possible exemption] [released Dec 2016]
89 Feb 7 Tue Community Charge: Malcolm Rifkind minute to MT ("Non Domestic Rating") [crown property, yield, decapitalisation rate] [released Dec 2016]
89 Mar 2 Thu Community Charge: John Moore minute to Malcolm Rifkind ("Standard Community Charge") [increase in personal charge levels] [released Dec 2016]
89 May 16 Tue Community Charge: Nicholas Ridley minute to John Major ("Community Charge Capping in Scotland") [use of powers] [released Dec 2016]
89 May 15 Mon Community Charge: John Moore minute to John Major ("Community Charge Capping in Scotland") [increase in charge levels would lead to reductions in rebate entitlement] [released Dec 2016]