Catalogue description Prime Minister's Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1997-2010

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Details of PREM 49
Reference: PREM 49
Title: Prime Minister's Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1997-2010

The records in this series cover the Labour Party administration of 1997 to 2010. Files in this series relate to all matters in which the Prime Minister was involved, except for honours and patronage

Note: Digital images of selected files from this series should be available to download once the records have been transferred to The National Archives.
Date: 1982-2003

The records are arranged by year and alphabetically by subject.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Prime Minister's Office, 1916-

Physical description: 2920 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 2021 Cabinet Office

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

These records were created during the Labour Party administration of 1997-2010. Tony Blair was Prime Minister from May 1997 to June 2007. Gordon Brown was Prime Minister from June 2007 to May 2010.

Gordon Brown resigned from office following the results of the May 2010 General Election. The Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats went on to form a Coalition Government

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