The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors. 46. Mr. Maxton Share this specific contribution Share a link to this specific contribution: Share contribution 2 on Twitter Share contribution 2 on Facebook Share contribution 2 via Email Copy link to contribution 2 to clipboard Copy link asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement about the present levels of consumer spending. Mr. MacGregor Share this specific contribution Share a link to this specific contribution: Share contribution 3 on Twitter Share contribution 3 on Facebook Share contribution 3 via Email Copy link to contribution 3 to clipboard Copy link Consumers' expenditure is forecast to grow at around 4 per cent. in real terms in 1987.