§ 36. Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what study he has made of the applicability of the input-output analysis techniques initiated by Professor Wassily Leontief and developed by the Japanese Government to be used by the European Community.
§ Mr. Maples
Input-output tables for the United Kingdom are produced by the Central Statistical Office. The latest published set relates to 1984.
The Japanese Government (Ministry of International Trade and Industry) are developing internationally linked input-output analyses. They have been in touch with a number of countries, including the United Kingdom Central Statistical Office who have been collaborating as resources permit.