§ Dr. Howells
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the latest gross domestic product figures for manufacturing in England, Scotland and Wales.
§ Mr. Nelson
Gross domestic product figures for manufacturing for England, Scotland and Wales for 1991 were published in the December 1992 issue of "Economic Trends".70W
More recent figures for United Kingdom manufacturing are available from the CSO database and can be accessed by the House of Commons Library.
The Scottish Office and Welsh Office publish their own quarterly series for manufacturing output. The latest Welsh figures were published on 13 October in a news release "Welsh Index of Production and Construction 2nd quarter 1993". Scottish figures were published on 10 November in a news release "Index of Production and Construction for Scotland for the second quarter 1993". These are also available from the House of Commons Library.
Similar information for England is not available.