To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has made to the International Monetary Fund about the need for further debt reduction for front-line states in South Africa; and if he will make a statement.
My right hon. Friend has made no such representations.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to meet representatives of the front-line South African states to discuss debt reduction.
My right hon. Friend has no plans to meet representatives of the front-line South African states.
|United Kingdom manufacturing investment (including leased assets) £ million 1985 prices|
|Year||Actual investment||Difference from 1978–79 average||1979 investment projected at 1974–79 average rate of change (2·1 per cent.)||Difference from actual level||1979 investment projected at year on year percentage changes1 for:|
1 Source: OECD National Accounts Volume 2 1974–87. The percentage changes are based on figures, at 1980 prices, of gross fixed capital formation by owners engaged in manufacturing. The coverage is therefore not exactly comparable to the United Kingdom figures which differ, in particular, by the inclusion of leased assets.
2 Figures of gross fixed capital formation in manufacturing are not available for a number of OECD countries. It is not possible to produce average change figures covering the group of countries for which figures are available because all figures are expressed in national currencies.
3 Not available.