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City week

Title
City week
Genre
Interview; Speech; Discussion; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:20:34
Description
City Week, presented by Douglas Moffitt. The week’s news as seen through the eyes of IRN’s Financial Unit. Topics this week: the UK Government’s handling of the economy; commodities market; international trade; effect of political upheaval in Iran on foreign business. Speaking are: Prime Minister James Callaghan; Bill Foy, Buckmaster and Moore (interviewed by Tom Maddocks); Ralph Stow, Building Societies Association (BSA); Margaret Thatcher, Conservative Party leader; Michael Hughes, De Zoete and Bevan Stockbrokers; Dick Grace, Conti Commodities; Lord Limerick (Patrick Pery), Chairman of the Committee on Middle East Trade. Reporters Tom Maddocks and Anthony Renouf(?). Studio production by Ray Gannon(?).
Contributors
James Callaghan; Margaret Thatcher; Tom Maddocks; Douglas Moffitt; Michael Hughes; Ray Gannon(?); Dick Grace; Bill Foy; Ralph Stow; Patrick Pery; Anthony Renouf(?)
Keywords
Iran; Revolutions; Labour Party; Wages; Wage policy; Economics; Conservative Party; Economic policy; International trade; Financial policy; Financial institutions; Financial statistics; Iranian revolution (1979); Financial markets; Commodities

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