Skip to main content

Public Expenditure: Wales

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what his assessment is of the effect of the recession on levels of public expenditure per capita in Wales. (285994)

Figures on identifiable public spending per head in Wales were published in Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses (Cm 7630) in June 2009. Public expenditure for the Welsh Assembly Government was set in the 2007 Spending Review. Wales, along with other parts of the UK, received a fiscal stimulus in the pre-Budget report and Budget in response to the recession.