Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (Blackpool speech) [finishing Blackpool speech difficult; unemployment at near 3 million][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: 51
Themes: Employment, Monetary policy

Tuesday 22nd September 1981

10.30 - Interview with Business Week - rather a stupid journalist.

Finishing Blackpool speech - v. difficult

-JH [John Hoskyns] thought it was not suitable, and I agree. She needs theatre e.g. Shirley Williams catching the wrong train.

Lunch with Allan Meltzer

Ke Shang Shell (Taiwan)

Unemployment at near 3mn