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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 14th April 1988.


Mr. Brazier To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the rise in employment in the United Kingdom economy since 1983.

Mr. Madel To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the rise in employment in the United Kingdom economy since 1983.

Mr. Sumberg To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the rise in employment in the United Kingdom economy since 1983.

Mr. Major Employment in the United Kingdom has risen by 1.5 million since 1983.

Mr. Rowe To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much unemployment has fallen in the United Kingdom economy over the past year.

Mr. Fallon To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much unemployment has fallen in the United Kingdom economy over the past year.

Mr. Harris To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much unemployment has fallen in the United Kingdom economy over the past year.

Mr. Major Unemployment has fallen by 535,000 over the past year. It has now fallen for 19 months in succession since July 1986, by 679,000 in total, the largest fall since the war.