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 Manufacturing – 13 January 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Manufacturing on 13th January 1988.

Mr. Fearn To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the implications for the economy of the current state of British manufacturing industry.

Mr. Major The current state of British manufacturing industry is excellent, with strong growth in output, productivity and exports in 1987. We expect further healthy expansion in 1988.