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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
00:26:37
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 the new tax price index (replacing the retail price index) showing a rise in the cost of living; international trade and overseas aid; commodities market; raid by Inland Revenue on offices of Rossminster; in-store credit cards; Jordan’s list of private companies. Speaking are: Chris Pond, Low-pay Unit; David Lee, TUC; Frances Williams, National Consumer Council; Graham Zellig, University College, London; Oliver Carrivers(?), World Aid Digest (interviewed by Douglas Moffitt); Maggie Brown, Financial Weekly; David Clark, Jordans; John Dawson, Dun and Bradstreet; Bob Menzies(?), Conti Commodities. Reporters: Douglas Moffitt, Vivian White, Carol Allen. Studio production by Ray Gannon(?).
Contributors
Vivian White; Tom Maddocks; Carol Allen; John Dawson; Douglas Moffitt; David Clark; Chris Pond; David Lee; Maggie Brown; Ray Gannon(?); Bob Menzies(?); Frances Williams; Graham Zellig; Oliver Carrivers(?)
Keywords
Companies; Wages; Wage policy; Cost of living; Taxation; Economics; Business; Fiscal policy; Shops; Economic policy; International trade; Development aid; Financial institutions; Inland Revenue; Financial statistics; Financial markets; Credit cards; Commodities; Price indexes

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