HC Deb 03 December 1986 vol 106 cc636-7W
Mr. Gould

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if, in respect of the statistics kept and published by his Department, he will publish in the Official Report any changes since 1979 in (a) the statistical series which are published, including those which have been introduced and those which have been dropped, (b) the basis on which any elements in the statistics are estimated, calculated or presented, (c) the periods over which, and the dates on which the series are collected or published and (d) any other respects in the ways in which statistics are collected, recorded, presented, evaluated or published; and if he will explain the reasons for any such changes.

Mr. Alan Clark

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.

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