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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Statistics

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Statistics on 10th March 1988.


Mr. Sumberg To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in how many regions adult unemployment has fallen over the past year.

Miss Emma Nicholson To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in how many regions adult unemployment has fallen over the past year.

Mr. Wolfson To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in how many regions adult unemployment has fallen over the past year.

Mr. Major Over the past year, unemployment has fallen in all regions of the United Kingdom.

Mr. Couchman To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for how many successive quarters total employment in the British economy has risen.

Mr. Major Employment in Great Britain has risen for 18 successive quarters since March 1983, the longest period of continuous employment growth for nearly 30 years, and by over 1.5 million in total.