Catalogue description Prime Minister's Office: Patronage Papers

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Details of PREM 5
Reference: PREM 5
Title: Prime Minister's Office: Patronage Papers

This series mainly contains papers relating to ministerial, civil and ecclesiastical appointments for which the Prime Minister is responsible. Other papers concern appointments made by the Crown on the Prime Minister's recommendation, those made by the Prime Minister's own authority, and those referred to him by other ministers.

Date: 1907-1994

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Related material:

Files relating to appointments for which the Lord Chancellor is responsible are in LCO 54

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 585 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1969 Prime Minister's Office

Accumulation dates: 1907-
Selection and destruction information: Papers selected for preservation are those involving changes of function, controversy, or other matters of unusual interest, but some samples of routine appointments have been included
Accruals: Series is accruing

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