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 Output – 7 June 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Economic Output on 7th June 1988.

Mr. Anthony Coombs To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the growth of economic output over the latest 12 months period for which figures are available.

Mr. Major Preliminary estimates show that the output-based measure of gross domestic product increased by 4½ per cent. between the first quarter of 1987 and the first quarter of 1988.