§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The information available is as follows:
Year £ million (at cash prices) 1975–76 93 1976–77 103 1977–78 109 1978–79 122 1979–80 155 1980–81 186 1981–82 *214 * Forecast: final outturn not yet available.
Public expenditure is now planned in cash and a constant price series of figures as used in previous public expenditure White Papers is no longer maintained. The most up to date published figures available at constant prices in respect of police expenditure in Scotland are contained in the minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on Scottish Affairs in June 1981—HC 364, Session 1980–81, page 29.342W