was a disaster but again when we left office four years later, the economy was booming and in very good shape, thanks mainly to Chancellor Kenneth Clarke and unrecognisable from the economy we inherited from Dennis Healey in 1979.
Roditi works for billionaire George Soros - the man who broke the Bank of England in the Tories' ERM fiasco on Black Wednesday
And don't listen to the Pied Piper Cameron, who would lead the country into more than one Black Wednesday
It last hit two dollars just days before Black Wednesday
in September 1992, although it has not traded consistently above that level since 1975.
But let us never for get the 4m unemployed, Black Wednesday
, or the destruction of whole communities.
Before becoming an MP in 2001, he was a special adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont - a job that coincided with Black Wednesday
in 1992 - before moving to a similar job with Michael Howard, the then Home Secretary.
We could even have another Black Wednesday
, when the value of the pound was decimated by thethen Tory Chancellor's ineptitude.
John Major and Lord Lamont - Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer at the time of the ERM debacle - welcomed the release of the documents, which they said showed Black Wednesday
was far less costly to the UK than had been claimed.
Many people blame Lewis for contributing to the crisis known as Black Wednesday
This isn't a rerun of Conservative Black Wednesday
Conservative leader David Cameron has vowed that his party would never again make the mistakes that led to repossessions, negative equity and Black Wednesday
in the early 1990s.
It is unlikely that, at this late stage, the Germans and the French would allow Britain in at a viable exchange rate: remember the earlier attempt at convergence when, by Black Wednesday
1992, interest rates had reached 12%, 100,000 businesses had been bankrupted, mortgages were foreclosed and three-million British people were unemployed.