§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing total industrial investment in the United Kingdom as a proportion of gross national product for 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977 and the latest available year.
§ Mr. Butcher
Total investment in the United Kingdom in the industries covered by the index of industrial production*, including assets leased from the service industries, expressed as a percentage of gross national product is as follows:
Year Percentage 1962 6.9 1967 7.0 1972 5.0 1977 6.5 1982 5.3 * Orders II-XXI, Standard Industrial Classification (Revised 1968.).