HC Deb 06 April 1948 vol 449 c77

With these reliefs, the final Budget surplus—on the orthodox lines of accountancy—comes to £789 million. The overall surplus of all Government revenue over all forms of Government expenditure, capital and revenue, for the year is £330 million, and this is a measure of the contribution which, I hope, will be made by the Budget to the total saving necessary to counter the inflationary tendencies.

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