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National Debt

Volume 974: debated on Thursday 29 November 1979

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a table showing the total cost of servicing the national debt, at current prices, at 1979 prices, and as a percentage of total Government expenditure, in 1960, 1970 and each subsequent year, including an estimate for the current year.

The table required is shown below. The figures relate to financial years ending on 31 March.unless it falls within the limited provisions of section 411(2), Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970.