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City week

City week
News report; Interview
TX Date
Oct 1979
Year of production
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City Week, presented by Tom Maddocks, looks back at recent financial issues. Coverage includes reaction to Chancellor Sir Geoffrey Howe’s decision to abolish exchange controls; trimming back of the National Enterprise Board (NEB); Government decision to refer the workings of the Stock Exchange to the Restrictive Practices Court; black economy; problems of using VDUs; foreign trade; commodities market. Reporters include Douglas Moffitt, Vivian White, Richard Bath, Robin Jackson. Speakers include Sir Donald MacDougall, CBI; Sir Keith Joseph; Richard Goodison, Stock Exchange; Desmond Quigley, Financial Weekly; Andrew Neil, Economist magazine; Sheila McKechnie, ASTMS; Dick Grace, Conti Commodities. Studio engineer Richard Day.
Keith Joseph; Vivian White; Richard Bath; Tom Maddocks; Andrew Neil; Donald MacDougall; Douglas Moffitt; Sheila McKechnie; Dick Grace; Desmond Quigley; Richard Day; Robin Jackson; Richard Goodison
Government; Economics; Conservative Party; Occupational health and safety; ASTMS; NEB; International trade; Foreign exchange; Computers; Financial policy; Financial markets; Commodities

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