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Papers relating to issues concerning the [Department of the] Environment (1), May 1979-May 1981, 1979-05 - 1981-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/59

Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1979: includes copy of briefing note for MT from 'MH, Secretary of State for the Environment [Michael Heseltine MP]' on "Local authority manpower", 18 May 1979; copy of circulars by Heseltine via Conservative Central Office on "Sale of council and new town houses and flats", May-August 1979
Part 2, 1980: includes record of a meeting attended by MT with certain ministerial colleagues, civil servants and other parties to discuss "the relationship between central and local government", 10 Downing Street, 8 January 1980
Part 3, 1981: includes papers relating to the rate support grant settlement for 1980; a paper by Heseltine relating to the "Transfer of GLC [Greater London Council] housing", March 1981; a booklet issued by the Department of the Environment on "Enterprise zones" (April 1981); and summary of annual rate increased calculated by the Society of Metropolitan Treasurers in "Municipal Journal", May 1981


  • 1979-05 - 1981-05

Conditions Governing Access

Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 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.


3 folder(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2010-01-12 12:02:44+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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