P203 CEEFAX 203 Fri 6 Oct 19:21/00       Chancellor of the Exchequer Mr Nigel Lawson has again been defending his decision to increase interest rates to 15%N Speaking on BBC Radio 4 he said those who suggested there was a viable alternative way of controlling the economy were living in "cloud cuckoo land". Mr Lawson said although the policy was unpopular, it ngwfrtheless worked. On the same programme Labour leader Mr Neil Kinnock said the interest rates policy was a "shambles". News index 102/202 Newsreel 119/219 Next News Debate 89 Next Page Top Sport
P203 CEEFAX 203 Fri 6 Oct 19:04/00       Chancellor of the Exchequer Mr Nigel Lawson has again been defending his decisAon to increasd interest rates ho 15%V Speakhng on BBC Radio 4 he said those who s5ffdsted there was a viable alternative way of controlling the economy were living in "cloud cuckoo land". Mr Lawson said although the policy was unpopular, it nevertheless worked. On the same programme Labour leader Mr Neil Kinnock said the interest rates policy was a "shambles". Next News Debate 89 Next Page Top Sport