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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Manufacturing Output

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Manufacturing Output on 7th June 1988.


Mr. Thurnham To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement about manufacturing output during the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Mr. Major In the first quarter of 1988 manufacturing output was 5.5 per cent. higher than a year earlier.