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 Self-Employment – 21 February 1989

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Self-Employment on 21st February 1989.

Mr. Barry Field To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the total growth in self-employment since 1979.

Mr. Major Between June 1979 and September 1988 the number of self-employed people in Great Britain rose by 60 per cent. to nearly 3 million.