Weekend World

Weekend World
News report; Interview; News bulletin; Advertisement; Trailer
TX Date
15 Mar 1981
Year of production
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Brian Walden presents this episode of LWT’s Weekend World television programme explaining the 1981 Budget by Chancellor Geoffrey Howe which has been given a hostile reception and on how it fits into Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s economic aims. Includes ITN news bulletin read by John Suchet; interviews with Financial Secretary to the Treasury Nigel Lawson; Brockhaus group Chairman Reg Parks(?); economic forecaster Alan Budd; other commentators (not identified); advertisements; theme tune; trailers.
Brian Walden; Nigel Lawson; John Suchet; LWT; Reg Parkes(?); Alan Budd
Budgets; Industry; Money; Government; Labour Party; Inflation; Taxation; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Monetary policy; British Leyland; Public finance; Unemployment; Political manifestos; Fiscal policy; Public services; Coal miners; Geoffrey Howe; Prime ministers; Interest rates; British Steel; Economic recession; National budgets; Economic recovery; Government spending; Income tax; Government policy; Economic forecasting; Value Added Tax; Cabinet ministers; Counter-inflation policy

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