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Sporting Events (Sponsorship)

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will bring forward proposals for legislation to ban sponsorship of sporting events by tobacco companies.

Expenditure Volume (1)% change
1975–6§ £m1980–81 ║ £m
(79 survey prices)(79 survey prices)
Relevant expenditure† by local authorrities (England and Wales)14,07513,471–4·3%
All public expenditure‡72,74674,551+2·5%
* the Governments' expenditure plans, as published in Cmnd. 7841.
† as defined for RSG (see table 4·5 of Cmnd 7841)
‡ Table 1·1 (line 7) of Cmnd 7841; before shortfall and special sales of assets.
§ outturn.
║ planned.