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Public Expenditure

Volume 982: debated on Monday 31 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will publish a breakdown of current and capital expenditure in Wales within his responsibility under the headings listed in tables 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.10, 2.11 and 2.13 of Cmnd. 7841.

This information is provided in the following tables on the same basis as Cmnd. 7841. Totals may not correspond exactly to the sums of their parts because of rounding.

TABLE 2.3
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES, FOOD AND FORESTRY (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Market regulation under Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EEC322
Price guarantees on products not supported by CAP, production grants and subsidies13343
Support for capital and other improvements1296791210
Support for agriculture in special areas232818112718
Total17143528234531
Other assistance to agricultural production, food processing and marketing8653111
Covent Garden Market Authority
Central and miscellaneous services4434444
Food subsidies
Total agriculture and food121087555
Support for the fishing industry
Forestry
Total292443362850*36403030
* Including about £7 million payments delayed from 1978–79.

TABLE 2.4
INDUSTRY, ENERGY, TRADE AND EMPLOYMENT (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Regional and general industrial support Regional development grants
Provision of land and buildings5
Selective assistance to industry in assisted areas13166
Other regional support6896
Regional employment premium
Residual expenditure under repealed section of the Local Employment Act 1972-4-1-1-1
Scottish and Welsh Development Agencies31226394550
Selective assistance to individual industries, firms and undertakings
Promotion of tourism2223333
Total2121334506265
Employment and training General labour market services
Other central and miscellaneous services11111
Grand Total2121435516466604040

TABLE 2.6
ROADS AND TRANSPORT (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Motorways and trunk roads
New construction and improvement31667451515860707070
Maintenance81010912109
Total39768460636869707070
Local transport
Capital:
Roads—new construction and improvement39353127303731808080
Car parks411111
Public transport investment111
Current:
Roads—maintenance47424042443838
Car parks
Road safety etc1111111
Local authority administration13121212121211
Passenger transport subsidies:
British Rail
Bus, underground and ferry services2586676
Concessionary fares3444454
Total10910097949910291808080

TABLE 2.7
HOUSING (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

current expenditure
General subsidies:
Central Government subsidies to local authority housing39546161606058
Rate fund contributions to local authority housing13127673
Subsidies to new towns3453333
Housing association revenue deficit grants
Total general subsidies55707370706661
Rent rebates:
Central government161517171920
Rate fund contributions456677
Rent allowances213333
Total income related subsidies22212626293033
Option mortgage scheme3334556
Administration:
Central government1112
Local authorities223212
Total current expenditure8296106103106103102
Capital expenditure
Local authority gross expenditure:
Land5118331
New dwellings649392684843
Acquisitions1055223
Improvement investment412220121516
Other455423
Improvement grants40131191110
Gross lending to private persons for house purchase and improvement612720162720
Loans and grants to the housing associations1211
Total local authority gross expenditure2261781621151089686

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

New towns gross investment:
Land11
New dwellings6117323
Acquisitions
Improvements
Total new towns gross investment71173244
Sales and repayments:
Land and dwellings:
Local authorities-2-4-4-9-7
New towns
Associated lending (gross)13375
Repayments-1-1-1-1-1
Repayments of loans to private persons for house purchase and improvements-16-20-17-16-19-18
Repayment of loans to housing associations
Total sales and repayment-17-21-19-18-22-21-23
Housing Corporation schemes:
Loans and grants to housing associations:
Gross5613212321
Repayments
Total Housing Corporation561321232121
Savings bonus and loans scheme for first time purchasers (net)
Total capital expenditure22117416312111110088
Total303270269224217203190150130110

TABLE 2.8
OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Water services (other than land drainage and flood protection)
Wales61464040343829404040
Land drainage and flood protection3455556
British Waterways Board
Local environmental services
Capital38433424252524130120120
Current96104971099710499
Urban Programme1144
Community ownership of development land3333
Royal palaces and royal parks101010
Historic buildings and ancient monuments1111
The heritage
Central and miscellaneous environmental services3445666
VAT paid by local authorities
Total202201183186172186169170170170

TABLE 2.10
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, ARTS AND LIBRARIES (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Education and science
Schools:
Under 5's:
Capital11111(1)1
Current141717181818202020
Primary, secondary and other:
Capital343025181816202020
Primary:
Current9396981009996250240240
Secondary:
Current116122124127129132
Other:
Current242626232721
Meals262826232310
Milk111111
Higher and further education:
Universities:*
Capital
Current
Further education and teacher training:
Capital455444505050
Current424447464647
Student Awards*753355
Miscellaneous educational services, research and administration:
Youth Services:
Capital111111303030
Current696666
Research and other services:
Current121111
Administration:
Capital
Current231819191919
Total Education
Capital40373224241922202020
Current353368368367374376356350340340
Total393405400391398395378370360360

£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Research Councils, etc.*
Arts and Libraries
Central Government3554566101010
Local Authorities11101010111110101010
Total arts and libraries14151514161716202020
Total education and science, arts and libraries
Capital42393325252223202020
Current36538138238038939037137036060
Total407420415405414412394390380380
* Student Awards includes only discretionary awards and student support; universities, research councils, and so on, and mandatory awards are the responsibility of the Secretary of State for Education and Science.

TABLE 2.11
2.11 HEALTH AND PERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES (WALES)
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Health
Hospital and community health services:
Current248253260269274274283300310310
Capital27302323222223
Family practitioner services:
Current80828790939294100100100
Capital
Total
Current328335347359367366377400400400
Capital27302323222223
Personal social services
Local authority services:
Current50545556596055606060
Capital7765454
Central government services:
Current111
Capital
Total
Current50555656596056606060
Capital7765454
Central health services
Other health services:
Current3344445101010
Capital
Cental and miscellaneous services:
Current7987887
Capital
Total health and personal social services:
Current10121211121212101010
Capital
Total421438444453464466472470480490

TABLE 2.13
OTHER PUBLIC SERVICES
£ million at 1979 survey prices

1974–75

1975–76

1976–77

1977–78

1978–79

1979–80

1980–81

1981–82

1982–83

1983–84

Tax and rate collection3444477
Records, registrations and surveys1111
Other services1111111
Total4565699101010