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 – 14 July 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Economic Output on 14th July 1988.

Mr. Hanky To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the latest figures for the growth of economic output in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Major Provisional CSO estimates suggest that the output-based measure of GDP increased by 5 per cent. between the first quarter of 1987 and the first quarter of 1988.