HC Deb 04 December 1996 vol 286 c696W
37. Mrs. Helen Jackson

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is the percentage change in manufacturing output for the latest three months; and what it was 12 months ago. [5818]

Mr. Greg Knight

In the third quarter of 1996 manufacturing output was 0.7 per cent. higher than in the previous quarter. In the equivalent period a year earlier manufacturing output grew by 0.5 per cent.