Reference numberPB/5/4/2
Previous numbersE.49
TitlePapers and correspondence on the proposed Ministry of Technology.
Description4 papers by Blackett:

'Government participation in industrial research and development'. 16 July (revised 20 September) 1959.

'The cost of a new deal for British scientists and technologists'. April 1963.

'The case for a Ministry of Industry and Technology'. January 1964.

'The case for a Ministry of Technology'. September 1964.

Copies of Blackett's letters to Crossman (February, November 1963, February 1964). His letter of 24 February 1964 is a 6pp hevily corrected typescript beginning: 'In view of the debate tomorrow I send some tentative conclusions about the ministerial set up relative to technology and industry'. There is an earlier manuscript draft (first page only) of this letter, which differs significantly from the typescript.

File also includes coipies of Blackett's letters to J Hart, T Pitt and D Jay, January-February 1964.
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