HC Deb 13 February 1990 vol 167 c125W
Mr. Adley

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will arrange to meet his West German counterpart to discuss investment policy.

Mr. Ryder

My right hon. Friend regularly meets the West German Finance Minister at the European Community's Economic and Finance Council. In our countries business investment has been buoyant in the last two years: in the United Kingdom it grew by over 30 per cent. in the two years to 1988, owing to the success of the Government's policies in fostering confidence in the future of the United Kingdom economy.