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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the East Midlands Business Survey

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the East Midlands Business Survey on 14th February 1989.


Mr. Allen To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has received a copy of the half yearly East Midlands business survey commissioned by Price Waterhouse and the business school of Trent polytechnic; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major The recently published East Midlands business survey confirms that the region shares in the strong economic performance of the country as a whole. In particular, the survey highlights the high percentage of businesses expecting to increase capital investment and to take on more employees in the next six months.