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By Douglas Wass

This publication presents the 1st entire and authoritative account of the occasions top as much as the united kingdom looking a tremendous mortgage from the IMF in 1976 which just about brought on a monetary drawback on a par with these of the 1930's and early submit battle interval. Sir Douglas Wass, who used to be everlasting Secretary to the Treasury on the time, offers a distinct first hand account of the occasions that came about as the predicament spread out and the decision-making strategy. Bringing
unrivalled adventure and information of Whitehall to the narrative, he attracts on lately published files reminiscent of authentic Treasury mins, memoranda, legit statements and experiences, IMF files and blends them together with his personal evaluate of this key interval of coverage making to supply a fascinating,
blow-by-blow account of ways the Treasury reacted whilst confronted with a chain of inter-locking crises. Decline to Fall may be a needs to learn for a person attracted to the formula of coverage and the workings of government.

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