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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
00:26:47
Description
A review of the week’s news as seen by IRN’s Financial Unit, hosted by Tom Maddocks with Douglas Moffitt. Topics covered: economic problems facing the new Conservative Government and likely changes under them including trade union law reform; Sunday Times business to business exhibition; regular review of opportunities for business due to overseas aid; house price, cost of moving survey and cost of reconstruction through insurance; silver boom and commodity market future; new book Operation Fish on moving gold to North America in World War 2. Speaking are: Terry Burns, London Business School; CBI Director-General Sir John Methven; Marketing Manager of the Sunday Times Adrian Shanks; Secretary General of the Building Societies Association Norman Griggs; Jo Dobry, Consumers Association; John Welland, British Insurance Association; Dick Grace of Conti Commodities; author Alfred Draper. Reporters: Sarah Liddell(?), Bob Holness, Barbara Groom. Producer is Ray Gannon(?).
Contributors
John Methven; Barbara Groom; Bob Holness; Tom Maddocks; Douglas Moffitt; Ray Gannon(?); Dick Grace; Terry Burns; Norman Griggs; Sarah Liddell(?); Adrian Shanks; Jo Dobry; John Welland; Alfred Draper
Keywords
Books; Budgets; India; Trade unions; Government; Prices; Inflation; Taxation; Economics; Labour relations; Housing; Conservative Party; Monetary policy; CBI; Business; Kenya; Surveys; Economic policy; Insurance; Labour law; Second World War (1939-1945); National budgets; Development aid; Economic forecasting; Gold; Costs; Law reform; Morocco; Road construction; Estate agents; Financial markets; Barbados; Trade exhibitions; Commodities; Silver

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