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1981 Feb 20 Fr
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Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [prepares “facing disaster” manuscript; PSBR rising] [released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Walters MSS (Churchill Archives Centre): WTRS 3/1/1
Editorial comments: Read other entries from this diary. View all Walters documents. The original diary can be studied here
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 33
Themes: Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing

Friday 20th February 1981

JH [John Hoskyns], DW [David Wolfson] and I prepare a FACING DISASTER manuscript about budget proposals. Est PSBR now running at £13 ¾ Bn and rising fast.

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