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Denis Healey on impact of inflation

Title
Denis Healey on impact of inflation
Genre
Speech
TX Date
20 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:20
Description
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Denis Healey speaks on the negative impact of inflation. Healey claims that rising inflation leads to an increase in imports and a fall in exports and also contributes to unemployment. He says depreciation is not a good alternative, and inflation cuts investment in other areas.
Contributors
Denis Healey
Keywords
Government; Wages; Imports; Exports; Inflation; Economics; Economic systems; Public expenditure; Workers; Counter-inflation policy

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