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Public Expenditure

Volume 978: debated on Monday 4 February 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give a breakdown of all the cuts in public expenditure that the Government have so far implemented, indicating both the amounts cut in each item and the total; and if he will give a similar breakdown of cuts already announced but not yet implemented.

[pursuant to his reply, 31 January 1980]: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 18 December 1979 to my hon. Friend the Member for Northampton, North (Mr. Marlow)β€”[Vol. 976, c. 136–37]β€”and to the answer given by my hon. and learned Friend the Minister of State on 15 November 1979 to the hon. Member for Thurrock (Dr. McDonald).β€”[Vol. 973, c. 766.]