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 Regions (Economic Development) – 8 June 1988

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

Mr. Tony Lloyd To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the differential impact of Government policy on economic development in the regions.

Mr. Major The best way to encourage economic development in the regions is through sound economic policies, designed to promote healthy, non-inflationary growth in the national economy, backed up by an effective regional policy. These are the policies the Government are pursuing.