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City week

Title
City week
Genre
Interview; Speech; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:25:17
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 world recession; Bank of England’s quarterly bulletin; report on South African commodities market; Institute of Management views on strike pay; British Leyland pay claim; Government cuts in local public finance; increase in Post Office costs for telephone users; City of London; tourism falling. Speaking are: Roy Close, Institute of Management; Jack Adams, BL union leader; Andrew Cornelius, Financial Weekly; Michael Heseltine, Environment Secretary; Horace Cutler, GLC leader; Mark Elwes, General Secretary of the Telephone Users Association; Sir Henry Marking, British Tourist Authority (BTA); Robert Gibson-Jarvie, author. Reporters: Geoff Sims, Sue Jameson, Bob Holness. Studio engineer: Phil Jinks(?).
Contributors
Horace Cutler; Bob Holness; Michael Heseltine; Sue Jameson; Douglas Moffitt; Henry Marking; Geoff Sims; Roy Close; Jack Adams; Andrew Cornelius; Mark Elwes; Robert Gibson-Jarvie; Phil Jinks(?)
Keywords
London; Local authorities; Government; Labour disputes; Wages; Cost reduction; Economics; South Africa; GLC; British Leyland; Public finance; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Post Office; Councils; Economic recession; Tourism; International trade; Financial policy; Bank of England; Financial institutions; Costs; Telecommunications industry; Financial statistics; Local finance; Financial markets; Commodities; Motor vehicle industry personnel; Institute of Management; City

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