HC Deb 16 December 1981 vol 15 c167W
Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the identifiable public expenditure (a) in total and (b) excluding capital grants and net lending to nationalised industries per head in (i) England, (ii) Scotland, (iii) Wales, (iv) Northern Ireland and (v) Great Britain for each year from 1977–78 to date; and if he will express the figures as percentages, taking England as 100.

Mr. Brittan

I shall let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.