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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the Gross Domestic Product

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Gross Domestic Product on 21st March 1988.


Mr. Wigley To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the latest comparative figures for levels of gross domestic product per capita in each of the United Kingdom regions, taking the figure for the United Kingdom as a whole to be 100.

Mr. Major [holding answer 18 March 1988]: I refer the hon. Member to the November 1987 edition of Economic Trends. The latest figures are available on page 86 of that document.

Mr. Wigley To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the latest figures for levels of gross domestic product per capita in each of the United Kingdom regions, including the continental shelf.

Mr. Major [holding answer, 18 March 1988]: I refer the hon. Member to the November 1987 edition of Economic Trends which presents the latest available data. As the November edition of Economic Trends states, it is not possible to include the continental shelf in the calculation of regional GDP per capita figures.