Catalogue description Records of the Prime Minister's Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1979-1997

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Reference: PREM 19
Title: Records of the Prime Minister's Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1979-1997
Description:

The records in this series cover the Conservative administration of 1979 to 1997. Files relate to all matters in which the Prime Minister was involved, except for honours and patronage.

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Date: 1976-1994
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Prime Minister's Office, 1916-

Physical description: 4931 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Cabinet Office , from 2006

Selection and destruction information: The majority of these files are selected for permanent preservation as they range across all the topics within the TNA Acquisition Policy criterion 2.1.1 concerning the policy and administrative processes of the state.
Accruals: Series is accruing.
Administrative / biographical background:

Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister from May 1979 to November 1990.

John Major was Prime Minister from November 1990 to June 1997.

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