Biography Chronology Home Search Speeches/Statements

1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Employment

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


Mr. Sumberg To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much total employment rose in the United Kingdom in 1987.

Mr. Major Total employment in the United Kingdom rose by half a million in 1987, the largest increase in 30 years.