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Denis Healey on 1978 economic growth

Title
Denis Healey on 1978 economic growth
Genre
Speech
TX Date
20 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:35
Description
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Denis Healey speaks on progress in the British economy during 1978. He cites an increase in exports, a fall in unemployment and greater private investment in business. He says Britain has had a higher economic growth rate than both France and Germany and puts this down to an increase in consumer spending.
Contributors
Denis Healey
Keywords
Government; Imports; Exports; Inflation; Economics; France; Germany; Economic systems; Economic growth; Counter-inflation policy

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