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Reference FCO 82/339
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visit by Shirley Williams, Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, to USA, 9-10 December (1974)
Description Notes for record of Mrs Shirley Williams, Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, called on Secretary Simon at the Treasury in which they discussed wage/price control in the US and the Congressional interest in this, the recession in the US and higher gasoline prices. Notes on Mrs Williams call on Senator Humphrey who expressed optimism about food crops in 1975 and thought that the recession in the US would get worse. Notes from Mrs Williams call on Chairman Arthur Burns at the Federal Reserve Board who said that the US economy was in recession. Mrs Williams call on Alan Greenspan Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers in which they discussed the US economy. Meeting with Dr Albert Rees Director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability and a call on Representative John Anderson on the political atmosphere in the new Congress.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United Kingdom, United States
Places Britain; Canada; Europe; France; Germany; Japan; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Anderson, John B; Brimelow, Thomas; Burns, Arthur; Greenspan, Alan; Howe, Geoffrey; Mills, Wilbur; Rees, Albert; Reston, Scotty; Williams, Shirley
Topics Aid; Arms; Bank of England; British Embassy; Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; Coal; Congress; Conservation; Council of Economic Advisers; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of Commerce; Department of State; Draft; Drugs; Economic policy; Economy; Elections; Energy; Exports; Federal Reserve; Federal Trade Commission; foreign policy; Health; Inflation; Labour Party; Lockheed; Mid-Term elections; Oil; Price controls; Protectionist; Race; Recession; Socialism; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade Reform Bill; Trade unions; Treasury; Unemployment; Urban Affairs; Vice President; Wages; White House; withdrawal; World Food Conference
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