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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Balance of Payments

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


Mr. Wall To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will forecast the balance of payments in each year until 1992.

Ms. Abbott To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will forecast the balance of payments in each year until 1992.

Mr. O'Brien To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will forecast the balance of payments in each year until 1992.

Mrs. Mahon To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will forecast the balance of payments in each year until 1992.

Mr. Major The Financial Statement and Budget Report for 1989–90 provides a forecast for the current account of the balance of payments for 1989 and the first half of 1990. Forecasts for later years are not published.

Mr. Win Griffiths To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the balance of payments for the first quarter of 1989.

Mr. Flynn To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the balance of payments for the first quarter of 1989.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Members to the reply my right hon. Friend the Financial Secretary gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Clwyd, South-West (Mr. Jones).

Mr. Gareth Wardell To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest forecast for the United Kingdom balance of payments for 1989.

Dr. Kim Howells To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest forecast for the United Kingdom balance of payments for 1989.

Mr. Rogers To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest forecast for the United Kingdom balance of payments for 1989.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Members to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Cardiff, West (Mr. Morgan) on 6 June.