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Public Expenditure

Volume 886: debated on Wednesday 12 February 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the identifiable public expenditure per head of population in England and the North-West Region of England, respectively; and what were the figures for each of the past five years.

The following table shows identifiable public expenditure in England in the years 1969–70 to 1973–74, comparable with the estimates for Scotland and Wales given to the hon. Member on 5th February. No corresponding estimates are available for the North-West Region of England.

Identifiable public expenditure in England per head of home population
1969–701970–711971–721972–731973–74
£££££
246276308349424