HC Deb 22 May 1978 vol 950 cc416-7W
Mr. Lawrence

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the main economic assumptions which are made by the Treasury for purposes of economic forecasting which (a) are published and (b) are not published.

Mr. Denzil Davies

The principal assumptions about economic policy—covering pay, monetary, and fiscal and exchange rate policies—are listed in paragraph 3 on page 12 of the 1978–79 Financial Statement and Budget Report.