Counter-Inflation Unit

Scope and Content

The Counter-Inflation Publicity Unit was set up in July 1975 to encourage public understanding of the problem of inflation. James Callaghan, who was Prime Minister at the time, appointed Hugh Cudlipp as Head of the Unit to be his adviser on the presentation of the Government's counter-inflation policies, a position for which he received no salary.

Hugh Cudlipp was in charge of the Unit from July 1976 until it was disbanded in November 1976.

- Background Note on the Counter-Inflation Publicity Unit.

- Press Release from James Callaghan - New Year message to the Labour Movement (1 Jan 1977)

- Correspondence Hugh Cudlipp and Tom McCaffrey, Press Secretary, 10 Downing Street.

- Notes

- Outline of Broadcast speech