Skip to main content

Government Spending

Volume 15: debated on Monday 14 December 1981

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total percentage increase or decrease in central Government spending per annum between the year 1977–78 and the current year in real terms.

An estimate of central Government expenditure in constant prices in each year from 1977–78 to 1981–82 was given in table 1.1 of the Public Expenditure White Paper published in March, Cmnd. 8175.