Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [BR unwilling to train 200 soldiers to operate trains][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: 41
Themes: Monetary policy, Privatized & state industries, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action

Tuesday 4th August 1981

Merry go round is critical to combat coal strike. But BR management will not train 200 soldiers to operate the trains (special trg [training] needed because of grades etc.) since this would be regarded as strike breaking.

2.30 hospital (Churchill Clinic)