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Sir Geoffrey Howe on economic policy

Title
Sir Geoffrey Howe on economic policy
Genre
Interview
TX Date
31 Aug 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:05:38
Description
Peter Allen interviews Conservative shadow Chancellor Sir Geoffrey Howe, who discusses the state of the UK’s economy, Government policies, borrowing, public spending, tax rates and ways to improve the economic situation. Denis Healey, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Albert Booth, Secretary of State for Employment; Michael Foot, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party; Tony Benn, Labour MP; Prime Minister Harold Wilson; the Bank of England; and Conservative policies are referred to. Howe is commenting specifically on Healey’s application for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Contributors
Geoffrey Howe; Peter Allen
Keywords
Industry; Government; Prices; Inflation; Social security; Taxation; Labour relations; Unemployment; Fiscal policy; Productivity; Economic systems; Economic recession; Public expenditure; Economic growth; Denis Healey; Standard of living; Budgetary control; Market economy; Balance of payments

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