• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER, ROY JENKINS, TODAY (TUESDAY) PRESENTED HIS BUDGET FOR 1969. MAINLY?

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER, ROY JENKINS, TODAY (TUESDAY) PRESENTED HIS BUDGET FOR 1969. MAINLY ATTACKING CONSUMER SPENDING, THE CHANCELLOR BROUGHT IN A BUDGET TOUGH ON GENERAL SPENDING, BUT DESIGNED TO BASICALLY NOT AFFECT THE STANDARD OF LIVING OF THE AVERAGE BRITON.

    IN A SPEECH TO PARLIAMENT WHICH LASTED 2 HOURS, THE CHANCELLOR ATTACKED "IRRESPONSIBLE INDUSTRIAL ACTION" FOR DAMAGING BRITAIN'S COMPETITIVE POSITION ON THE WORLD MARKET -- BUT ADMITTED THAT HE WAS ABLE TO REPORT THAT BRITAIN HAD ACHIEVED SOME PROGRESS IN THE STRUCTURE OF HER ECONOMY AND THEREFORE HIS BUDGET WOULD NOT BE SO STRINGENT AS LAST YEAR. HE WAS ALSO HIGHLY CRITICAL OF THE EFFECT OF HIGH CONSUMER SPENDING ON THE STATE OF ECONOMY:

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEAFRI6U6N0ILV8BEPP75MMWN0
    Media URN:
    VLVAEAFRI6U6N0ILV8BEPP75MMWN0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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