§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is his estimate of the decline in real terms value of the expenditure projections for Wales in the White Paper of Thursday 16 February for the years 1984–85, 1985–86 and 1986–87.
§ Mr. Nicholas Edwards
As explained in the White Paper (Cmnd. 9143-I, page 11), the plans for future years are in cash. Figures for programme totals adjusted for general inflation using the gross domestic product deflator assumption given in the autumn statement, will be found in table 1.14 of the White Paper. The relevant figures for Wales are:
£ million base year 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 2,464 2,345
No other figures are available.