HC Deb 12 June 1995 vol 261 c372W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Prime Minister whether the proposals put forward by the President of the Board of Trade of intervention by Her Majesty's Government to improve the non-price competitiveness of British industry at home and overseas are intended to restore the balance between price and non-price competitiveness; and if he will publish his assessment of the likely cost of such intervention on(a) output and (b) employment in (i) 1996 and (ii) 1997. [27494]

The Prime Minister

The measures brought forward in the Government's recent White Paper on competitiveness are designed to improve the overall competitiveness of United Kingdom business and so help raise output and employment.

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