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Government Expenditure

Volume 961: debated on Monday 22 January 1979

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when last he published a table giving central Government expenditure per head of population in each constituent country of the United Kingdom; if he will give the Official Report reference; and if expenditure on Concorde was included.

Figures of central Government identifiable public expenditure per head in England, Scotland and Wales for 1976–77 and 1977–78, including expenditure on Concorde, were given in an answer to the hon. Member for Conway (Mr. Roberts) on 14 November 1978—[Vol. 958, c. 85–6]. The corresponding figures for Northern Ireland are £913 per head in 1976–77 and, provisionally, £978 per head in 1977–78.