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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Fixed Capital Formation

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Fixed Capital Formation on 3rd February 1989.


Mr. Nigel Griffiths To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give total gross domestic fixed capital formation for the United Kingdom at market prices as a percentage of GDP(E) at market prices for each year since 1959 to the most recent available date, together with the average for(a) 1974 to 1979 and (b) 1979 to 1987 inclusive.

Mr. Major This information may be obtained from the Central Statistical Office databank, a collection of macroeconomic time series in computer readable form to which the House of Commons Library has direct access.