HC Deb 17 September 2003 vol 410 c733W
13. Mr. John Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what assessment he has made of the prospects for economic growth in Wales in the next 12 months. [129548]

Mr. Hain

Most recent economic indicators show that the Welsh economy is performing more strongly now than for a generation, with unemployment continuing to fall, and employment and economic activity rising.