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 Labour Markets (Regions) – 8 June 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Markets (Regions) on 8th June 1988.

Mr. Oppenheim To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect on the labour markets in the regions of recent economic trends.

Mr. Major The recent favourable performance of the United Kingdom economy has benefited the labour market in all regions. Unemployment has fallen significantly in all regions over the past year.