Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Manufactured Exports on 2nd December 1987.
Mr. Wray To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the oral reply of 26 November,Official Report, column 365, what has been the figure for the United Kingdom’s manufactured exports for each year since 1975.
Mr. Major The information, from 1978 onwards, is available in table B7 of the “Monthly Review of External Trade Statistics,” November edition. Figures for earlier years can be found in the annual supplement No. 8 of this publication. Copies are in the Library.