HC Deb 28 April 1976 vol 910 cc124-5W
Mr. Lawson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, further to his remarks reported in column 1037 of the Official Report for 12th April, he will provide a breakdown of the components of the item headed "Miscellaneous Capital Trans-

1975–76 1976–77
Budget Forecast Estimated Outturn Budget Forecast
Central Government:
National Insurance contributions accruals adjustment -297 -265 -171
Other (mainly changes in balances) +397 +175 +267
Central Government: total +100 -90 +96
Local authorities +98 -526 -100
Public corporations -153 -3 -254
Miscellaneous capital transactions: total +45 -619 -258
*As shown in Financial Statement and Budget Report, 1976–77.

The estimated outturn for 1975–76 is tentative. The introductory note on page 13 of the Financial Statement and Budget Report 1976–77 points out that the figures in Table 5 are based on partial information. The row "miscellaneous capital transactions (net)" includes the balancing items between the known and estimated borrowing requirements and known and estimated receipts and expenditure. Miscellaneous capital transactions (net) in 1974–75 are estimated to have been positive.