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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
00:18:56
Description
City Week. A review of the week’s news as seen by IRN’s Financial Unit, hosted by Douglas Moffitt and Tom Maddocks. Topics covered include: the Conservative Government’s monetary economic policy and rising interest rates; incomes policy and wages; insider trading. Speakers include: Dick Grace, Conti Commodities; John Biffen, Chief Secretary to the Treasury; Sir John Methven, Confederation of British Industry; Leonard Williams, Nationwide Building Society; Peter Sherlock, Financial Weekly; Geoffrey Drain, National Association of Local Government Officers (NALGO); Alan Fisher, National Union of Public Employees (NUPE); Tom Jackson, Union of Post Office Workers (UPOW); David Basnett, General and Municipal Workers Union (GMWU); Bryan Rigby, CBI. Reporters include: Vivian White. Studio engineer is Dave Loitner(?). In two parts, divided by audio break.
Contributors
John Methven; David Basnett; Alan Fisher; Vivian White; Tom Jackson; Geoffrey Drain; Tom Maddocks; John Biffen; Douglas Moffitt; Leonard Williams; Dave Loitner(?); Dick Grace; Peter Sherlock; Bryan Rigby
Keywords
Budgets; Trade unions; Government; Wages; Exports; Prices; Inflation; Taxation; Economics; Housing; Conservative Party; Monetary policy; Business; Incomes policy; Exchange rates; Surveys; Economic policy; Finance; Interest rates; International trade; Foreign exchange; Argentina; Foreign aid; Economic forecasting; Currencies; Costs; Mortgages (loans); Botswana; Romania; Economic statistics; Financial markets; Commodities; Liberia

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