Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [Salomon visit “bank profit tax is retrospective and immoral”][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: 38
Themes: Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation

Thursday 14th May 1981

Walter Salomon visited No. 10. JH [John Hoskyns] very impressed - bank profit tax is retrospective and immoral. JH convinced - but there is likely to be no going back on this. Walter also impressed by Norman Strauss.