Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [sent Howe congratulatory note on budget; he was very pleased; “it WAS very courageous”] [released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Walters MSS (Churchill Archives Centre): WTRS 3/1/1
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 34
Themes: Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing

Wednesday 11th March 1981

Sent Geoffrey [Sir Geoffrey Howe] a note congratulating him on a correct budget. He was v. pleased. JH [John Hoskyns] did also - it was very courageous politically.

Lunch with Sebags Petterbridge Union Discount