HC Deb 15 November 1982 vol 32 c11W
Mr. Chapman

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the final figures of total Government revenue and public expenditure in 1981–82; what percentage increase in cash terms they represent compared with the figures for 1978–79; and what was the percentage increase in the retail price index during this three-year period.

Mr. Brittan

The figures requested are as follows

1981–82 per cent. increase on 1978–79
General government revenue £ billion 113.0 73
Public Expenditure Planning Total £ billion 105.7 60
Retail Price index 15 January 1974=100 302.8 50

Sources: National Accounts Department of Employment