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1981 Apr 10 Fr
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Monetary Policy: Fforde minute for Governor (“The Dilemma of the Liberal Central Banker in XXth Century Britain”) [agony of the pragmatist yoked to the Crusader] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: 10A 153/2 f197
Editorial comments: A further remarkable cri de coeur from Fforde. See also his memorandum of 6 Feb 1980.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 6pp
Themes: Executive, Conservatism, Economy (general discussions), Monetary policy, Pay, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Labour Party & socialism, Leadership, Religion & morality