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Economy: Alan Walters diary [Goldberger concerned we do something about Exchange rates; PM had to be reassured][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: 100
Themes: Monetary policy

Tuesday 23rd November 1982

Edmund Goldberger - very concerned we do something about Exchange Rates - because of inflationary effects

Late for lunch since PM had to be assured about her answer to Dickens on Exchange Rate

Lunch CPS B Readhead, Hennessy (Times), Shrimsley

- good an [?answer: word unclear]

Ed Pierce - for lunch - very late + apologetic

Funding Mtg with Jock BG [Jock Bruce Gardyne], EG [Eddie George] (not Peter M [Peter Middleton], he was busy with Select Cttee) - EG very solid on need to buy in longs and concentrate on shorts + IG’s [Indexed Gilts]. I supported Eddie against the Treasury!