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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the Budget Surplus

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Budget Surplus on 26th January 1989.


Mr. McAllion To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the budget surplus at present.

Mr. Roger King To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest forecast for the level of public sector surplus in 1988–89.

Mr. Jack To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest forecast for the level of public sector surplus in 1988–89.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Gentleman and my hon. Friends to the reply that my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave earlier today to my hon. Friend the Member for Bridlington (Mr. Townend).