HC Deb 20 December 1990 vol 183 c297W
Sir John Farr

To ask the Prime Minister if he will dismiss the Minister for Industry, and appoint a Minister designated with the specific task of recovering the disappearing presence of home industry on the world stage.

The Prime Minister

No. The Government are pursuing policies to promote an environment in which business can flourish. The United Kingdom's share of world trade in manufactures has stabilised after decades of decline, and is set to rise in 1990 for the second year running.