§ 35. Mr. Beaumont-Dark
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is his Department's forecast for investment in industry in the coming year.
§ Mr. Butcher
The latest investment intentions survey carried out by my Department indicates that in 1984 investment in manufacturing industry (revised definition*), including leased assets, is likely to be around £5.66 billion at 1980 prices—about 9 per cent. higher than in 1983.*Divisions 2–4 Standard Industrial Classification Revised 1980.