§ 87. Mr. Anthony Coombs
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he last attended the National Economic Development Council; and what matters were discussed.
§ Mr. Major
My right hon. Friend the Chancellor last attended and chaired the National Economic Development Council on Wednesday 13 January. The Council discussed the outlook for the economy; a report by the knitting industry; and international competitiveness, research and development, and action by economic development committees.