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 House Prices – 10 June 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on House Prices on 10th June 1988.

Mr. Gordon Brown To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the assumption on the rise in house prices in 1988–89, 1989–90 and 1990–91 built into the figures given for receipts from sales of housing in table 3.6 Cm. 288–1.

Mr. Major It is not Government practice to publish assumptions which may be market sensitive.