HC Deb 27 October 1986 vol 103 c42W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Prime Minister if she will itemise and specify the cost of all spending commitments announced publicly by Ministers since 25 July.

The Prime Minister

My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer will be announcing the Government's expenditure plans for the next three years in his autumn statement. More detailed figures will be published in the public expenditure White Paper early next year.

Mr. Adley

asked the Prime Minister if the speech by the Minister for Environment, Countryside and Local Government, the hon. Member of Bristol, West (Mr. Waldegrave) on 14 October, on planning, represents Government policy; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

Yes. My hon. Friend's speech reiterated Government policy on planning and large new stores, and our firm and long-established policy on protection of the Green Belt.