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Commentaries of government performance and policy, 1979 & 1981-83, 1979 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/15/3

Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1979: includes typescript notes probably from Woodrow Wyatt, "General" [on the composition of the Government and related issues], "Taxation" and "Denationalisation and allied matters", all 8 May 1979; with second draft of a separate note for MT to send to colleagues on the work of her new Government, May 1979 (for earlier draft see THCR 2/6/2/118)
Part 2 1981: copy of official paper, "Gas gathering in the north sea", circa July 1981, and note for MT from "DW [David Wolfson]", "History of gas gathering pipeline project", 9 September 1981
Part 3, 1982: Robin Ibbs' valedictory comments on his time as Head of the Central Policy Review Staff, 23 March 1982; and notes for MT from Sir Robert Armstrong (Cabinet Secretary) on a suggested 10 Downing Street Foreign Policy Unit, 6 August 1982
Part 4, 1983: notes for MT on the water strike by Bernard Ingham (her Chief Press Secretary), "Water strike- presentation", 31 January 1983 and briefing note for MT's Prime Minister's Question on the strike, 1 February 1983; and copy of an open letter to American President (Ronald) Reagan from Professor Sir Alan Walters, January 1983


  • 1979 - 1983

Conditions Governing Access

Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 opened in March 2012; part 3, opened in March 2013; and part 4, opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.


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Finding aid date

2010-01-22 08:08:05+00:00

Repository Details

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