HC Deb 13 July 1995 vol 263 c773W
4. Sir David Madel

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect on the economy of inward investment. [32550]

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

Foreign-owned firms in the UK strengthen competition and innovation, boost productive capacity and provide jobs. In the past three years, inward investment to the UK has created or safeguarded a quarter of a million jobs.

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