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The Scottish economy [November 1986]

Ashcroft, Brian and Walker, Jim and Boyle, Stephen and Draper, Paul and Harrigan, Frank and Heeley, John and Jenkins, Iain and Lockyer, Cliff and Love, Jim H and McNicolI, Iain and Perman, Roger and Simpson, David (1986) The Scottish economy [November 1986]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 12 (2). pp. 22-62. ISSN 2046-5378

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Abstract

In the first quarter of 1986 the index of industrial production and construction for Scotland recorded a fall of 4% compared with the last quarter of 1985. Despite this the year-on-year index grew by 2.5 although much of this recovery was associated with the ending of the miners' strike which had depressed both Scottish and UK output growth.