Tuesday 11th May 1982
Did yet another version of my Falkland solution
- showed it to Alfred G [Alfred Goldstein] who advised shortening and taking into account that the LAND mattered as well as the Falklanders: Gave copy to Clive [Clive Whitmore] and Hugh Thomas. We were to have dinner with PM of Peru.
E(NI) on Aims of NI - many N Exec Directors did nothing to improve Bd’s performance - Salaries miserably low
Lunch John Wakeham (now in Treasury) at CPS
BI’s [Bernard Ingham] wife knocked down by lorry in Croydon
"Internal bleeding” etc.
Peter Kenyon (Reuters) on Summit. I told him about negative real interest rates in 1970’s and the trouble caused.