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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Disposable Income

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Disposable Income on 12th May 1988.


Mr. Robert B. Hughes To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the current level of real personal disposable income in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Major Real personal disposable income in 1987 is estimated to have been 15 per cent. higher than in 1979. Further growth is expected this year.