Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on the Confederation of British Industry on 14th January 1988.
Mr. Pike To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he last met the director general of the Confederation of British Industry; and what matters were discussed.
Mr. Major My right hon. Friend last met the director general of the Confederation of British Industry at the meeting of the National Economic Development Council on Wednesday 13 January. The council discussed the outlook for the economy; a report on the knitting industry and international competitiveness, research and development and action by economic development committees.