Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary [Brittan talks of resigning; PM had rough ride over arms sales to Argentina][released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Walters MSS (Churchill Archives Centre): WTRS 3/1/2
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Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 88
Themes: Monetary policy

Tuesday 22nd June 1982

John Nott wants open ended commitment for 3% plus all replacements and garrison gross not additional. PM supported him against Treasury

- Brittan talks about resigning

Financing Infrastructure in Monetarist Environment

Adam Smith Institute - 100+%

PM had rough ride in House on sales of arms to Argentina - briefing note tells her the contract was signed in 1970 - fortunately it was in May by Labour gvt.

Barend de Vries from World Bank on industrial policy - we really are selling ’em off