HC Deb 19 December 1975 vol 902 c831W
Mr. Robert Hughes

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report the gross and per capita tax revenue and public expenditure for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland and also separately for each of the economic planning regions of the United Kingdom for the latest year for which figures are available.

Mr. Joel Barnett

The following table shows identifiable public expenditure in each country in 1974–75. Comparable information for economic planning regions is not available, nor is a regional analysis of total tax revenue.

Identifiable public expenditure, 1974–75*
£ million £ per Head
England 27,011 582
Scotland 3,611 691
Wales 1,657 601
Northern Ireland 1,169 756
* provisional