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Ts I enjoyed reading it. S "Macpherson Permanent Secretary The "Permanent Secretary of the 2005 16 â€˜Richard Roberts is the master narrator of the concentrated slice of financial history with rich political social and human dimensions Calmly authoritatively and with flashes of humour he tells the story in When Britain Went Bust of the tumultuous crisis that ended the post war dream Following the seam he mined in Saving theCity Roberts observes how Britain emerged into the epoch in which we still liveâ€™ David Kynaston author of City of London The History About the Author Richard Roberts is Professor of Contemporary Financial History at Kingâ€™s College London An author of eight previous books on banking history and world finance he is on the advisory boards of OMFIF and the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon a trustee of the Barings ARCHIVE TRUST AND WRITES A MONTHLY COLUMN FOR GLOBALCAPITA. Trust and writes a monthly column for GlobalCapita. Ecounting of these even. Esided over an exhaustive democratic debate in Cabinet over the IMF package and every possible avenue was explored before not before time he sided with Denis Healeyâ€™ Lord David Owen "Foreign Secretary 1977 79 â€˜Professor Roberts has made an interesting and timely contribution to the literature on "Secretary 1977 79 â€˜Professor Roberts has made an interesting and timely contribution to the literature on 1976 sterling crisis But he has done â€“ showing how it stemmed in part from the 1944 Bretton Woods agreements and in part from the policies governments generally â€“ not just the British Government â€“ adopted on the basis they laid downâ€™ Sir "Douglas Wass Permanent Secretary of the Treasury 1974 83 â€˜Richard Roberts is our "Wass Permanent Secretary of the Treasury 1974 83 â€˜Richard Roberts is our economic historian His book should be compulsory reading for Treasury and Bank of England officials But ou do not have to be an economist to enjoy it merely interested in why Britain is where it isâ€™ Lord Nichola. ,
This was an exciting For information "on OMFIF Press titles visit omfiforgshop THE 1976 SAGA REVISITED BRITAINâ€™S IMF CRISIS 40 YEARS ON The "OMFIF Press titles visit omfiforgshop THE 1976 SAGA REVISITED BRITAINâ€™S IMF CRISIS 40 YEARS ON The is in free fall The government is divided Foreign creditors are clamouring for tough action The chancellor of the excheuer is under pressure from competing party loyalties The balance of payments seems out of control Welcome to the world of 1976 when James Callaghanâ€™s government had to resort to the IMF to prevent disaster Richard Robertsâ€™ fast paced account unveils the intricacies and intrigues of a watershed in British and international economic history â€“ a chronicle displaying similarities to Britainâ€™s predicament after the vote to leave the European "UNION â€˜THIS EXCELLENT BOOK IS BOTH ACCURATE AND PERCEPTIVE "â€˜This excellent book is both accurate and perceptive a much needed unmatched historical analysis Roberts gives a clear account of how Jim Callaghan pr.