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Goodison, Nicholas (12 of 46) National Life Stories: City Lives
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Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)
Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)
Part 12 (tape 7 side A): Recording February 18 2003. Changes in City since last recording with NG. Not surprised that e.g. Warburg’s name has gone. Present slump in world equity market hasn’t altered fact that London is great financial centre. Canary Wharf. Eddie George; independence of Bank of England re interest rates. Mervyn [King]. Andrew Large. Howard Davies. Cazenove. Schroders. Rothschilds. New boutique firms. Inflation post- Thatcher years. Probable impact of increased public expenditure expected in next few years. Optimism for future despite current collapse of stock market but worried short-term about Labour government. International context re GB economy. Terrorist threat. NG advised by police to vary route to work when he was a high profile figure. Tony Blair’s handling of Iraq crisis. Hyde Park anti-war march, 15 February 2003. George W. Bush. Euro.
Interview with Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange (1976–1988) the TSB Group (1989–1995), the Courtauld Institute of Art, (1982–2002), the National Art Collections Fund (1986–2002), and National Life Stories (2003–).