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1981 Jun 15 Mo
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Economy: Alan Walters diary (Railway electrification) [electrification on line by line basis; suspects preparing fall back position.][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: 93
Themes: Monetary policy, Privatized & state industries, Transport

Monday 15th June 1981

Fowler accepts my (CPRS) arguments about railways. Electrification on a line by line basis. But I suspect he is preparing a fall back position - says it is what he always advocated. Goldbergers for lunch - Julian Amery

Panic preparation of speech for CBI. PM 4.30

8.30 and gave her - Denis Thatcher offered me a drink!

She asked me for a conclusion for GH s [Sir Geoffrey Howe] memo to 12.00 midnight Cabinet of econ. strategy.

Phoned in the conclusion.

- David Hart and N. Strauss to dinner. They were up until 3.30am.