Archive (Walters MSS)

Economy: Alan Walters diary [worked on speech - PM “solid except tit-for-tat protectionism”; PM alarmed by memo on tax avoidance][released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Walters MSS (Churchill Archives Centre): WTRS 3/1/2
Editorial comments: Read other entries from this diary. View all Walters documents. The original diary can be studied here
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 77
Themes: Employment, Monetary policy, Taxation

Wednesday 10th November 1982

Alfred S [Alfred Sherman] group - Employment

Agreed the Brit Oil Tender - seems OK and should sell well

All afternoon on Speech - PM still solid except for tit-for-tat protectionism - she likes my run-in as a peroration.

PM alarmed by any memo on IR’s activities on tax avoidance and the “Yellow Peril”

Walter Salomon said PM had never had such high praise for anyone as for me.

Favoured Haddon-Cave as Gvr