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Papers relating to education, 1977 & May 1979-April 1983, 1977 - 1983-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/51

Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1977-79: includes copy of a "A programme for political education, the political awareness of the school leaver" (Hansard Society, 1977); notes from John Hunt (Cabinet Secretary), 7 May 1979, Mark Carlisle MP (Secretary of State for Education), 9 May 1979, George Younger MP (Secretary of State for Scotland), 10 May 1979, and ‘TPL [Tim Lankester, MT’s Private Secretary for Economic Affairs]’, "Teachers’ pay", 18 May 1979
Also includes note from ‘JN [John Nott MP, Secretary of State for Trade]’ for MT, "Queen’s speech: abolition of the Price Commission", 7 May 1979; note from Lankester to 'Mr [Martin] Vile (Cabinet Office)', "Pay and cash limits", 8 May 1979; and correspondence with Robert Conquest and Professor Hugh Thomas, December 1979
Part 2,1980
Part 3, 1981: includes a report by Frederick Naylor and Laurence Norcross, "The Inner London Education Authority, a case for reform" (Centre for Policy Studies, January 1981)
Part 4, 1982
Part 5, 1983


  • 1977 - 1983-04

Conditions Governing Access

Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; part 4 in March 2013; and part 5 in October 2013 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.


5 folder(s)

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Finding aid date

2010-01-12 11:40:40+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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