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Economy: Alan Walters diary (meeting with Carrington) [“told me ... I was right to advocate an easing of policy - crazy exchange rate etc”] [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: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Monetary policy

Wednesday 14th January 1981

Carrington approached me at chance meeting and told me that he thought I was right to advocate an easing of policy - crazy exchange rate etc.

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