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 the GNP – 1 February 1989

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on the Gross National Product on 1st February 1989.

Mr. Redmond To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of the gross national product has gone to the Exchequer since 1979; where this came from; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major Information on taxes and social security contributions as a percentage of gross national product is published each year in “The United Kingdom National Accounts” (table 15.7 in the 1988 edition). The publication is available in the Library of the House.