HC Deb 23 February 1933 vol 274 cc1891-2
43. Captain WATERHOUSE

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the estimated expenditure for the current financial year in terms of the wholesale price level of 1920?

The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Chamberlain)

In view of the numerous different elements of which the Budget expenditure is composed I do not think it would be possible to make any useful calculation of the kind suggested by my hon. and gallant Friend.

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