Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Foreign Investment on 23rd January 1989.
Mr. Win Griffiths To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on current foreign investment and capital flows into the United Kingdom.
Mr. Major Inflows of direct and portfolio investment into the United Kingdom are estimated to have been £6.8 billion in the first three quarters of 1988. Net capital inflows into the United Kingdom are estimated at £2.2 billion.