The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

Chief Secretary (1987-1989)

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Job Creation – 24 November 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Job Creation on 24th November 1987.

Mr. Pike To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his best estimate of the number of full-time equivalent jobs created as a result of the cuts in income tax in his last Budget.

Mr. Major It has not been the practice of this or previous Governments to publish quantitative estimates of the effects of the Budget on employment.