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Lamont autumn statement

Title
Lamont autumn statement
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate; Technical
TX Date
12 Nov 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
Des Fahy reports from Westminster on the autumn statement (includes excerpts) with Chancellor Norman Lamont cutting interest rates by one percent and curtailing public spending by imposing a wages ceiling of one and half percent on Britain’s five million public sector employees among other measures. With responses from shadow Chancellor Gordon Brown; Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman Alan Beith. False start to report.
Contributors
Norman Lamont; Alan Beith; Des Fahy; Gordon Brown
Keywords
Wages; Wage policy; Public sector; Economic policy; Interest rates; Public expenditure

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