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Sir Alan 'very influential'

Professor Patrick Minford from the Cardiff Business School says he believes Sir Alan Walters was a very influential figure in the Thatcher Government.

Sir Alan, a former economics adviser to Margaret Thatcher in the 1980's, died today at the age of 82.

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