Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Incomes, Profits and Rents on 7th February 1989.
Mr. Meacher To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the level of (a) personal incomes, (b) company profits, (c) dividends and interest payments and (d) rents for each year since 1975; and what has been the percentage increase in each during each of these years.
Mr. Major [holding answer 2 February 1989]: This information appears in the 1988 edition of the Central Statistical Office publication “United Kingdom National Accounts” which may be found in the House of Commons Library. The information may also be obtained from the CSO databank which is a collection of macroeconomic time series in computer readable form to which the House of Commons Library has direct access. This databank includes the latest versions of all series on it.