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

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Manufacturing Productivity on 16th June 1988.


Mr. Sayeed To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the growth of manufacturing productivity in the United Kingdom economy since 1980.

Mr. Gerald Howarth To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the growth of manufacturing productivity in the United Kingdom economy since 1980.

Mr. John Greenway To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the growth of manufacturing productivity in the United Kingdom economy since 1980.

Mr. Major Since 1980, output per head in the manufacturing sector has grown at an average rate of 5.1 per cent. per year - faster than in any other major industrialised country.