The Chancellor, discusses public expenditure with the Prime Minister on a regular basis.
The level of public expenditure beyond 2010-11 will be set out as part of the next spending review.
The Chancellor continues to make clear that the current level of global uncertainty means that it would be risky to undertake a spending review at this time. The timing of the next spending review will be announced in due course.
[holding answer 15 March 2010]: Table 9.1 of the annual Public Expenditure and Statistical Analyses (PESA), published by the Treasury in June 2009, sets out the total identifiable expenditure on services by country and region for 2008-09:
[holding answer 15 March 2010]: Figures on total tax revenue and other monies disaggregated by country are not available. Information on tax receipts at a UK level is given in table B10 of the pre-Budget report 2009: