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 Economic Progress – 26 November 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Economic Progress on 26th November 1987.

Mr. Knox To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the criteria by which he judges economic progress.

Mr. Major Steady sustained growth, rising living standards, an improved supply side performance, and a reduction in inflation, a combination which has been experienced in the United Kingdom throughout the last five years.