Catalogue description Treasury: Domestic Economy Sector, Public Enterprises (PE Series) Files

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Details of T 370
Reference: T 370
Title: Treasury: Domestic Economy Sector, Public Enterprises (PE Series) Files

This series contains files (PE series) of the Domestic Economy Sector, Public Enterprises Group, which comprised three divisions: PE1 Energy Division; PE2 Transport Industries Division; and PE3 Nationalised Industries Policy Division.

New files series were initiated to reflect the Treasury re-organisation of 1975, although in this instance the function continued unchanged.

Date: 1975-1988
Related material:

This series follows on from T 319

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: PE series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Treasury, Domestic Economy Sector, 1975-

Physical description: 2459 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 2006 Treasury

Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

Files raised after the 1975 reorganisation were registered in the new 'PE' series, which had a separate numerical classification for the subject index headings used to create files. This prefix applied up to the 1981 Treasury reorganisation when the 'PE' files ceased to be raised, and from that date the subjects were broken down into several different prefixes:

  • ACW Air, Cable and Wireless;
  • AS Air, Shipbuilding;
  • CEN Coal, Electricity, Nuclear Power, Department of Energy Votes;
  • GEM Gas, Energy Expenditure and Manpower;
  • NIP Nationalised Industries Policy;
  • NIPEM Nationalised Industry Pay, and Development;
  • NIPPA Nationalised Industry Pay, Pensions and Accounts;
  • NIR Nationalised Industries Remuneration (replaced NIPPA);
  • OGEP Oil, Gas, and Energy Policy (followed on by OP);
  • OP Oil Policy;
  • PAD Privatisation and Assets Disposals;
  • PASS Ports, Air, Shipbuilding and Steel;
  • PPRIV Paymaster Privatisation;
  • STI Surface Transport Industries.

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