Memoranda and related papers in reverse chronological order. Dates given are mainly those of memoranda to which earlier papers may be attached. Subjects/documents include:
Draft letter on electricity prices, international trade, investment allowances, etc., c14 Jul.
Future of National Training Task Force, 17 Jul.
Draft article on European Exchange Rate Mechanism, 17 Jul.
Summary of Basque Country (Euskadi) industrial strategy, 20 Jul.
Proposed taxation of foreign companies in United States, 21, 29 Jul, 25 & 27 Aug.
Economic policy options available to government, 21 Jul.
Discussion with Michael Heseltine, President of the Board of Trade, on various matters, 22 Jul.
Discussion on 22 Jul between Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations of Europe (UNICE) and Gillian Shephard, Secretary of State for Employment, on objectives for UK presidency of European Social Affairs Council.
Stimulating the housing market, 23 Jul.
Discussion on 23 Jul with John MacGregor, Secretary of State for Transport, on rail privatisation, investment in roads, etc.
Discussion on 23 Jul with John Major, Prime Minister, on European Exchange Rate Mechanism, public spending, prospects for ratification of Maastricht Treaty, etc.
Discussion on various matters with senior officials of Department of Trade and Industry, 24 Jul
Consultation on White Paper on science and technology, 27-28 Jul
Structure of business representation (Devlin Report of 1972 and subsequent developments), 29 Jul, 3 Aug.
Discussion with Norman Lamont, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on European Exchange Rate Mechanism, public expenditure, housing market, European carbon tax proposals and Social Dialogue, 30 Jul.
British Phonographic Industry (trade association), 12 Aug.
Discussion with Alan Greenspan and other officials of the United States Federal Reserve on the UK and the European Exchange Rate Mechanism and other economic issues, 27 Aug.
Links with CBI of textile and apparel industries, 28 Aug.