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 Growth – 23 January 1989

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Economic Growth on 23rd January 1989.

Mr. Riddick To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement about the current level of economic growth.

Mr. Major Gross domestic product is likely to have grown by around 4.5 per cent. in 1988. This would he the fourth consecutive year of growth in excess of three per cent., a performance unmatched since the war.