Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (Falklands) [Walters continues to push his Falklands solution] [released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Walters MSS (Churchill Archives Centre): WTRS 3/1/2
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 114
Themes: Defence (Falklands), Monetary policy

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.