HC Deb 16 November 1983 vol 48 c468W
25. Mr. Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the current level of industrial production compared with May 1979.

Mr. Butcher

The index of industrial production for the third quarter of 1983 is 101.0. This compares with a figure of 106.9 for the first half of 1979.