Various, including need for reduction of income tax and proposed re-introduction of wealth tax (opening of Jaycee furniture factory in Eastbourne), 3 Feb.
Need for better communication within and by industry (British Institute of Management Wolverhampton branch meeting), 7 Feb.
Corporate social responsibility (Opinion Research Centre corporate strategy seminar), 8 Feb. Also includes papers relating to ORC plan to use opinion polls to make the balance between the private and public sectors a key issue in the next general election and thereby weaken the left wing of the Labour Party.
Productivity, over-manning and effect of technological change (West London Productivity Association meeting), 16 Feb.
'UK trade and industry - looking ahead' (Mann Lecture, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne), 20 Feb.
Various, including inflation and jobs, strikes, the Welfare State, public expenditure and taxation (Eton College Keynes Society meeting), 24 Feb.