Unemployment Statistics

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th April 1983.

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Photo of Mr Tony Marlow Mr Tony Marlow , Northampton North 12:00 am, 12th April 1983

Does my right hon. Friend agree that one way to reduce unemployment significantly would be for the British public, before making purchases in the future, to think British? If they spent 4 per cent. more per week of their household budgets on British goods, which they could well do, because the quality is better than it was, that would reduce unemployment by more than one third of a million.