(Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated).
Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
from 2002 Cabinet Office
Selection and destruction information:
All surviving parts of the 1954 precedent book, and the index to it, have been selected for permanent preservation.
No future accruals expected.
Unpublished finding aids:
One volume contains an index to the rest of the precedent book.
Administrative / biographical background:
The Cabinet Office precedent books were written to provide a convenient digest and working guide of information on procedural matters relating to the Cabinet, Cabinet Minutes, Cabinet Committees and Cabinet documents. The earliest known surviving precedent book dates from 1954, and they were revised in 1963.
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