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City week

Title
City week
Genre
Interview; Discussion; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:20:34
Description
City Week, presented by Tom Maddocks. The week’s news as seen through the eyes of IRN’s Financial Unit. Topics this week: UK Government’s handling of the economy and effect of industrial action; international trade and overseas aid; commodities market; report on small businesses; creation of a pound coin on the Isle of Man; inflation and deflation; housing market and mortgage rates. Speaking are: ex-Prime Minister Harold Wilson; Brian Kingham, Association of Independent Businesses (interviewed by Bob Holness); Harold Lever, Government spokesman; John Kay, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Derek Pobjoy, Pobjoy Mint; Michael Hughes, De Zoete and Bevan Stockbrokers; Norman Griggs, Building Societies Association (BSA). Reporters Bob Holness, Douglas Moffitt. Studio production by Ray Gannon(?).
Contributors
Bob Holness; Harold Wilson; Tom Maddocks; Harold Lever; Michael Hughes; John Kay; Ray Gannon(?); Brian Kingham; Derek Pobjoy; Norman Griggs
Keywords
Trade unions; Reports; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Inflation; Wage policy; Economics; Isle of Man; Housing; Small business; Economic policy; International trade; Development aid; Financial policy; Financial institutions; Mortgages (loans); Coins; Financial statistics; Financial markets; Commodities; Mints; Pobjoy Mint

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