Reference numberPB/5/4/4
Previous numbersE.51
TitleOne folder of papers and correspondence re formation and organisation of the Ministry of Technology after the General Election of October 1964.
DescriptionBlackett's official role was as Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Council on Technology and Scientific Adviser to the Ministry. The press release of 28 October 1964 states that Blackett 'will be employed substantially full-time on his work for the Ministry of Technology'.

Folder includes press announcements, correspondence and papers re appointment of John Adams as Controller, memoranda and notes re organisation of Mintech and its Principal Officers, annotated 1p typescript of note by Blackett commenting on the Estimates Commitee Report (22 July 1965), miscellaneous internal memoranda and correspondence.

Correspondents include: Baron Balogh of Hampstead, Nigel Calder, Ben Cant, Robert R Neild,
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