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Capital Expenditure

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 18 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the latest estimate of the outturn of capital expenditure of his Department for the current financial year.

Planned capital expenditure by my Department in 1985–86 is as follows:

£ million
National Health Service779
Social Security68
Total Expenditure of the Department* (£ million)33,31439,66744,52048,00251,632
Expenditure on Death Grant (£ million)1617171717
Death Grant as a percentage of total expenditure (per cent.)0·050·040·040·040·03
* Includes expenditure on social security (Programme 12) and on the National Health Service (Programme 11).

Source: Cmnd. 9428 Vol. II Tables 3.11 and 3.12.