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 Merseyside – 8 June 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Merseyside on 8th June 1988.

Mr. John Evans To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans his Department has to assist the economic development of Merseyside.

Mr. Major The Government’s economic policies, continued in my right hon. Friend’s latest Budget, promote an environment for business to prosper and provide strong encouragement to economic development in all areas of the United Kingdom. Over the last year the north-west has seen one of the largest falls in unemployment in the United Kingdom.