Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (meeting with MT) [MT on Niehans: "no one must know about it"] [released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Walters MSS (Churchill Archives Centre): WTRS 3/1/1
Editorial comments: The full handwritten text of the 1981 diary can be read here. The document is 80MB, so may take time to download.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 1p
Themes: Monetary policy

Thursday 8th January 1981

Told MT about JN’s [John Nott] seminar and findings. MT very defensive: NO-ONE must know about it - especially Bank of England. Frightened of calls for relaxation or sops to the wets. Am rapidly learning the political game - never admit to an error!

PM says C [sic]

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