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Public Expenditure

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much public expenditure there is per capita in 2007-08 for residents of (a) Scotland and (b) England; and what estimate he has made of what the equivalent figures will be once the Comprehensive Spending Review decisions take effect. (157428)

The latest available figures for total identifiable public spending per head are published in Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses. In 2006-07 spending per head was £7,121 in England and £8,623 in Scotland. Later figures will be published in Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses next spring.