HC Deb 19 April 1955 vol 540 c1W
11. Mr. H. Wilson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount by which Government expenditure in the financial year 1954–55 exceeded the comparable figure for the financial year 1950–51.

Mr. H. Brooke

Total Ordinary Expenditure, as measured by Exchequer issues, was £4,305 million in 1954–55, compared with £3,257 million in 1950–51, an increase of £1,048 million.