§ 86. Sir Richard Pilkington
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the proportions of Government expenditure compared to the national income in 1951 and 1961.
§ Mr. Maudling
The proportion of central and local government expenditure to the gross national product at factor cost was 40.7 per cent. in 1951 and 38.7 per cent. in 1961.