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1981 Apr 15 We
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Economy: Alan Walters diary (union reform) [Howe & Hoskyns plan “to get TU reform going without Jim Prior getting upset”] [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: 47
Themes: Executive, Trade union law reform

Wednesday 15th April 1981

Quiet day - spent it composing the Inst of Directors speech

GH [Sir Geoffrey Howe] and JH [John Hoskyns] cooking up a program [sic] to get TU reform going without Jim Prior getting upset.

Paddie [Paddie Walters] in Coventry - very worried about case coming up on Monday.