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Public Expenditure (Wales)

Volume 889: debated on Tuesday 25 March 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the Government's total expenditure on all goods and services is spent in Wales.

There are some important elements in Government expenditure which cannot reliably be allocated to particular territories. However, identifiable public expenditure in Wales is estimated to be 5·1 per cent. of compar- able expenditure in Great Britain in 1973–74.