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1981 Mar 20 Fr
Archive (Hoskyns MSS)

Economy: Hoskyns diary (Reece warns MT to be ready) [Macmillan, Thorneycroft and du Cann will tell you to stand down in the summer]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Hoskyns MSS (privately held)
Editorial comments: Reproduced from John Hoskyns Just in Time (2000), p288
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 44
Themes: Executive, Economy (general discussions), Monetary policy

Friday 20 March 1981

... Worked on my speech draft till Ronnie came in around 11.30 and we went up to the flat for lunch with Margaret and Ian Gow at 12.50. ... Worked with Ronnie and Norman joined us and then Gordon Reece at 6. He had 3/4 hr with her and had warned her to be prepared, in June or July, for Macmillan, Thorneycroft and du Cann to come and visit her and tell her to stand down. So she's really been warned.