Archive (HM Treasury)

Monetary Policy: Biffen minute for Chancellor (“Medium Term Financial Strategy”) [minutes disagreement, copied to MT & Wass] [declassified 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PO-CH-GH0045A f40
Editorial comments: Nigel Lawson notes in his memoir, The View from Number Eleven (p67) that Biffen communicated his unhappiness with MTFS to MT, annoying Geoffrey Howe.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Executive, Conservatism, Economic policy - theory and process, Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation