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City week

Title
City week
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Oct 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:24:31
Description
City Week, presented by Tom Maddocks, looks back at recent financial stories. Issues covered include controversial proposed changes to employment legislation; state of the dollar and price of gold; commodities market; management redundancies; tourism industry; rules and practices of being a Government contractor; foreign trade; imperial and metric measures. Reporters include Douglas Moffitt, Dave Loyn, Max Miller. Speakers include Jim Prior, Employment Secretary; Teresa Gorman, Alliance of Small Firms; Bob Beckman, Investors Bulletin; Bob Menzies(?), Conti Commodities; Charles Simeons ex-MP; Maggie Brown, Financial Weekly; Alfred Blyth, Crown Eagle Communications; Alec Preston, mathematician at University of London. Studio direction by Phil Jinks(?).
Contributors
James Prior; Max Miller; Dave Loyn; Bob Beckman; Tom Maddocks; Douglas Moffitt; Teresa Gorman; Maggie Brown; Bob Menzies(?); Phil Jinks(?); Charles Simeons; Alfred Blyth; Alec Preston
Keywords
Economics; Unemployment; Small business; Equal opportunity; Tourism; International trade; Financial policy; Employment policy; Currencies; Metrology; Financial statistics; Unemployment statistics; Financial markets; Commodities; Government contractors; Employement legislation

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