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The only result for column:499 date:19980514 in the 'Commons debates'

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Manufacturing (14 May 1998)

John Redwood: Far from abolishing boom and bust, the Government have pulled off the unique double of a bust in manufacturing while there is a boom in everything else. Is the President of the Board of Trade aware of the new fears, expressed in the City following the Bank of England's remarks that there will now probably be higher interest rates and a higher rate of sterling, which will do still more damage...


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