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1981 Mar 3 Tu
Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [“Douglas Wass said I wanted to take out even more - another £1 Bn - I said yes!”] [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: 48
Themes: Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Media

Tuesday 3rd March 1981

JH’s [John Hoskyns] note to PM on mass resignation

agenda for meeting at CPS tomorrow

Hugh Stephenson - very good article in Times on lack of strategic planning etc.

Douglas Wass said I wanted to take out even more - another £1 Bn - I said yes!