§ Mr. Dewar
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing, for the financial years 1970–71 to 1979–80, the volume overspending (shortfall), expressed as a percentage, against White Paper plans for (a) local authorities' current expenditure in England, (b) local authorities' capital expenditure in England, (c) local authorities' current expenditure in Wales, (d) local authorities' capital expenditure in Wales, (e) local authorities' current expenditure in Scotland, (f) local authorities' capi tal expenditure in Scotland, (g) central Government current expenditure and (h) central Government capital expenditure.
§ Mr. Brittan
A table showing shortfall by spending authority and economic category for the years 1972–73 to 1979–80 is given in table 3 of"Public Expenditure 1979–80: Outturn Compared with Plan"—Treasury Working Paper No. 16—which has been placed in the House of Commons Library. I regret it is not possible to provide data for earlier years or analysed according to territorial area.
§ Sir William Clark
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will provide a comparison of the public expenditure and revenue projections in part II of the current Financial Statement and Budget Report with those published in 1980.