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Government Expenditure

Volume 174: debated on Tuesday 12 June 1990

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out in tabular form the main areas of Government spending, expressed as a percentage.

The most recent detailed summary information about Government expenditure was published in chapter 21 of the 1990 public expenditure White Paper "The Government's Expenditure Plans, 1990–91 to 1992–93". Table 21.2.12 of this publication gives a percentage distribution of general Government expenditure on services by function.