Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [little structure in meeting, Jim Prior makes impassioned speech][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: 63
Themes: Employment, Monetary policy

Tuesday 21st July 1981

11.15 Misc 59 chaired by Pym. Little structure in meeting. JP [Jim Prior] made impassioned speech supported by turd Dex. [Donald Derx] Said he always paid lads above the going rate in order to get the best and give em motivation.

Lunch with Russell Lewis + Michael Gregg of Mail.

5.00 Civil servants (Gordon Downie) meeting on employment measures. Much [sic]