HC Deb 15 June 1981 vol 6 cc283-4W
Sir Patrick Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the total sum spent for his Department for education and health, respectively, in each of the past four years.

Mr. Goodhart

The total sum spent on education and medical services in each of the years in question expressed at Estimates prices was as follows:

Education Medical Services
£ million £ million
1977–1978 86 117
1978–1979 94 127
1979–1980 114 150
1980–1981 123 191

Further information is set out in table 6.10 of Volume II of the "Statement on the Defence Estimates 1981" (Cmnd. 8212–II.)

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