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Monetary Policy: No.10 conversation record (MT-Chancellor of the Exchequer) [market handling in light of bad trade figures; possible increase in interest rates; Lawson agreed need for "a period of significant tightening of policy", rates at 10 percent or higher] [declassified Jul 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2086 f4
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Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Trade, Chancellor of the Exchequer's meetings, MT's meetings as PM