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 Information Gathering – 15 February 1989

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Information Gathering on 15th February 1989.

Mr. Blunkett To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he plans to seek improvements in the information gathered by his Department on the economy.

Mr. Major The Treasury is directly responsible only for statistics on official reserves, though it is also responsible jointly with CSO for the public sector debt repayment figures. It is always looking to improve its information gathering.