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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th January 1989.

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Photo of Mr Nigel Lawson Mr Nigel Lawson The Chancellor of the Exchequer 12:00 am, 26th January 1989

I think that the hon. Gentleman is wholly unaware of what has happening in the British economy. Unemployment has been coming down month after month for over two years now in every region of the country. I would have thought that he might first become aware of that and when he has become aware of that, he might welcome it.