Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Public Corporations (Borrowing) on 28th March 1988.
Mr. Gordon Brown To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will break down the figure of £1.2 billion for public corporations' market and overseas borrowing given in the 1988 Financial Statement and Budget Report into its component parts in order to account for the difference between this figure and the figure of £0.8 billion given in table 6.4 of Cmd. 288-
Mr. Major There are coverage and measurement differences between the figures for public corporations' market and overseas borrowing in Cm. 288 and the Financial Statement and Budget Report. The figure of -