Economic Growth

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th April 1988.

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Photo of Peter Lilley Peter Lilley The Economic Secretary to the Treasury 12:00 am, 14th April 1988

The six years to 1987 saw average economic growth of 3 per cent. a year. This is the longest period of steady growth, at around this rate, for half a century.