Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary (budget) [great activity on budget speech][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: 73
Themes: Monetary policy

Friday 1st October 1982

Great activity on the budget speech [sic: party conference speech]

- looks as though I will be pressed into service - all go to Chequers for W/e but I stay

PM agreed to hold Harland + Wolf - wages = 0 is CONDITION of money (40% subsidy)

GH’s [Sir Geoffrey Howe] group thought should merely be encouraged

Lunch with BA [Wheatcroft et al] mainly about 5th terminal vs Stansted