§ Mr. Nott
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish the percentage increases in expenditure forecast in the previous year and the outturn for the years 1972–73, 1973–74 and 1974–75, in cost and in volume terms: (a) for expenditure by local authorities on capital account, current account and in total and (b) for supply services.
§ Mr. Joel Barnett,
pursuant to his reply [Official Report, of Monday 21st June 1976], gave the following information:
On the basis of Public Expenditure White Paper figures the changes in volume terms are as follows:—
Corresponding figures by spending authority in cost terms are not readily available.