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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Economic Growth

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Economic Growth on 23rd February 1989.


Mr. Andrew MacKay To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of economic growth in the most recent one-year period for which figures are available.

Mr. Neil Hamilton To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of economic growth in the most recent one-year period for which figures are available.

Mr. Boswell To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current rate of economic growth.

Mr. Major The output measure of gross domestic product grew by 4¾ per cent. in real terms in 1988. This has been the fourth consecutive year of growth in excess of 3 per cent., a performance unmatched since the war.