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Government Revenue

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 5 July 1990

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total sum of central Government revenue for 1989–90; and what was the amount of central Government revenue used for that funding of local government services.

Total central Government receipts in 1989–90, on a national accounts basis, are estimated to have been £181.2 billion. On the same basis, central Government grants to local authorities, are estimated to have been £27.1 billion. Central Government grants to local authorities, within the planning total, are estimated to have been £23.5 billion.