Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Gross Domestic Product on 17th March 1988.
Mr. Barry Field To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he last reviewed the allowance of 1.25 per cent. of the expenditure measure of gross domestic product to take account of(a) tax evasion and (b) self employment.
Mr. Major A "net allowance for evasion", equal to 1.25 per cent. of the expenditure-