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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the Manufacturing Trade Deficit

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Manufacturing Trade Deficit on 21st June 1989.


Mr. Graham To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the manufacturing trade deficit in 1989.

Mr. Allan Roberts To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the manufacturing trade deficit in 1989.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Members to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Leeds, Central (Mr. Fatchett) on 8 June at column 204.

Mr. Fearn To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the deficit in manufactured trade for 1989–90.

Mr. Major The Financial Statement and Budget Report for 1989–90 provides a forecast for trade in manufactures for calendar year 1989 only (table 3.5).