Reference numberPB/8/54
Previous numbersH.102
Title'Wanted: A Wand Over Whitehall. Professionalising the Civil Service'.
DescriptionArticle by Blackett published in the 'New Statesman', 11 September 1964.

Copy as published.

Photocopy of typescript as prepared for collected writings 'Science, Technology and Government' (see H.123).

Letter from John Freeman, outlining plan of a series of articles by various authors on their expectations of a new government, and inviting Blackett to contribute his ideas on science, July 1964.
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