HC Deb 19 February 1990 vol 167 c520W
Mr. Michael J. Martin

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the level of manufacturing investment in the last two quarters.

Mr. Norman Lamont

I refer the hon. Member to the reply that I gave to the hon. Member for Glasgow, Shettleston (Mr. Marshall) on 15 February,Official Report, columns 378–79.

Mr. Robert B. Jones

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement on the levels of industrial investment in the light of the Confederation of British Industry's latest survey.

Mr. Norman Lamont

Manufacturing investment reached a record level in 1989 after six years of growth averaging 8 per cent. per year.