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Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [Discussed budget strategy with Hoskyns] [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: 66
Themes: Monetary policy, Pay

Thursday 12th March 1981

Favorable comment by Butt (Times) + McCrae (Guardian). My quit rate rule looks as though it is a runner.

Discussed budget strategy with JH [John Hoskyns] + D. [David Wolfson]. Promised to do a paper on (a) Reforms, and (b) General stance

George Brown + Boothby + Jap Amb [Japanese Ambassador] at cocktails for G&T (Tom Griffin + Thomson) at HC [House of Commons]