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Economy: Adam Ridley minute for Howe (comments on Wass "Policy Options") [backs early reduction in MLR] [released 2011]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/174 f.215
Editorial comments: The Wass paper was considered in a meeting at No.10 on 12 November. It can be read here. The annotation at top of the documents is by Geoffrey Howe. Expanding his abbreviations: "I have not formed a final judgment yet. Clearly the arguments need to be very carefully considered".
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Economy (general discussions), Employment, Industry, Monetary policy, Privatized & state industries, Pay, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation