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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Manufacturing Investment

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Manufacturing Investment on 8th June 1989.


Mr. Mills To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest official projection for the growth of manufacturing investment in 1989.

Mr. Major I refer my hon. Friend to the reply my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave earlier today to my hon. Friend the Member for Wanstead and Woodford (Mr. Arbuthnot).

Mr. Hoyle To ask the Exchequer what was the level of manufacturing investment in the United Kingdom in 1979 and 1988.

Mr. Lewis To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the level of manufacturing investment in the United Kingdom in 1979 and 1988.

Mr. Loyden To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the level of manufacturing investment in the United Kingdom in 1979 and 1988.

Mr. Major The level of manufacturing investment in the United Kingdom in 1985 prices was £11,157 million in 1979 and £11,586 million in 1988.