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1979-90: Prime Minister Commentary

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80 Nov 28 Fr Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Falklands: “An Option For The Falklands” (Nick Ridley visit & leaseback) [Third Leading Article]
80 Dec 1 Mo Full Text Key Commentary (The Times) Conservativsm: “Lord Vaizey’s change of party” (announces conversion from Labour to Conservative)
80 Dec 1 Mo Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Trade unions: "Abuse of union power 'main cause of jobless'" (Hayek paper for IEA) [unions "cannot understand they are killing the goose that lays the golden eggs"]
80 Dec 3 We Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Falklands: “Commons is united by suspicion of Ridley intentions on Falklands” (Nick Ridley visit & leaseback) [minister badly mauled in Commons]
81 Jan 14 We PDF Major Archive (Bank of England) Economic policy: Dow minute for Governor (Wass meeting) ["despairing worry at the developing recession and the growing unemployment ... kickback if civil servants started to try to tell Ministers about politics"] [declassified 2011]
81 Feb 25 We PDF Major Archive (Hoskyns MSS) Budget: Wolfson minute to MT (comments on MT-Howe meeting) ["professional incompetence ... self-delusion ... Criminal Liability"] [released 2011]
81 Mar 5 Th Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Economy: "Communists heckle Mrs Thatcher in church" (St Lawrence Jewry speech) [MT: "you see why I fight these people"]
81 Mar 10 Tu Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Budget: "Economists criticize Government" (Hayek & Friedman on BBC Panorama ) [blaming wets]
81 Mar 10 Tu Full Text Key Thatcher memoirs Economy: The 1981 budget [memoirs extract]
81 Mar 11 We Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Economy: Editorial: “The Chancellor’s Conundrum” ("appears to go on digging the hole still deeper")
81 Mar 13 Fr PDF Major Commentary (The Sun) Budget: "'Cabinet Men Warn on Budget" (7 rebel ministers) [Whitelaw, Carrington, Pym, Prior, Walker, Gilmour & Soames]
81 Mar 16 Mo Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Budget: "Advice and consent" (Hayek letter) [does not act as an adviser "on particular decisions"]
81 Mar 24 Tu PDF Major Commentary (The Times) Economic policy: "Mr Lawson attacks gloom mongers" [defence of 1981 Budget]
81 Mar 24 Tu PDF Major Commentary (The Times) Conservative Party: "Dry" [brief biography of Lawson]
81 Apr 4 Sa Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Budget: "Beating inflation key to recovery" (Hayek letter on the 364 economists) ["lost generation of British economists ... panicky mob"]
81 Apr 4 Sa Full Text Major Commentary (The Times) Budget: "Beating inflation key to recovery" (Harris letter on the 364 economists) ["charge sheet of those responsible for ... economic decline"]
81 Sep 15 Tu PDF Major Commentary (The Times) Monetary policy: "Lawson - Backing with gusto for monetarism" [Lawson enters the Cabinet]
81 Sep 15 Tu Full Text Key Commentary (The Times) Conservative Party: "Three Cabinet ministers sacked" (reshuffle) [purging the wets]
81 Oct 7 We PDF Major Commentary (The Times) Conservative Party: "Heath blast at Thatcher's 'dreary path'" (Manchester speech) [MT rebuts]
81 Oct 7 We PDF Major Commentary (The Times) Conservative Party: "Pathfinder for a Young Pretender" (leader on Heath's Manchester speech) [his views discounted]
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