Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Statistics on 19th January 1989.
Mr. Hanley To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the growth of (a)
self employment and (b) part-
Mr. Major Between June 1979 and September 1988 the number of self-
Mr. Patrick Thompson To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in which regions adult unemployment has fallen over the past year.
Mr. Major Adult unemployment has fallen in every region of the United Kingdom over
the last year, and fastest in the west midlands, the north-
Mr. Barry Field To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the fall in
the number of long-
Mr. Major The latest available figures for October 1988 show that the number of long-