Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Costs – 26 January 1989

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Costs on 26th January 1989.


Mr. Gregory To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest information on the growth of unit labour costs in manufacturing industry.

Mr. Burns To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest information on the growth of unit labour costs in manufacturing industry.

Sir Hal Miller To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest information on the growth of unit labour costs in manufacturing industry.

Sir David Price To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest information on the growth of unit labour costs in manufacturing industry.

Mr. Major In the three months to November, manufacturing unit wage costs increased by 0.5 per cent. on the same period a year earlier.