A rather self-conscious Peter Thorneycroft, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, "at work" in his office at the Treasury.
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Various shots of Peter Thorneycroft, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Conservative Government under Prime Minister Harold MacMillan, in his office at the Treasury, Great George Street, London. A civil servant brings in the red box and gets out papers for him to read. CU Peter Thorneycroft. CU Civil servant. CU Red box.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 16/01/1957. The minister is very aware of the camera throughout.