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Public Sector: Investment

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his estimate is of the level of public sector net investment in real terms, using 2006-07 prices, for each year from 2005-06 to 2014-15; and if he will make a statement. (255289)

Figures for public sector net investment (PSNI) in nominal terms from 2005-06 to 2007-08 can be found on the Office of National Statistics (ONS) first release for the public sector finances (Table PSF1). The December 2008 release is available on:

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pdfdir/psf0109.pdf

Projections for PSNI in nominal terms (£ billion) and as a percentage of GDP up to 2013-14 can be found in Table B10 and Table B11 respectively of the 2008 pre-Budget report (p198).

Historical figures for PSNI in real terms using 2007-08 prices and GDP deflator values are available on Table B5 of the Public Finances Databank, which is available on:

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/psf_statistics.htm

GDP deflator values and projections can also be found on Table B1 of the 2008 pre-Budget report (p186) and are available on:

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/data_gdp_fig.htm