HC Deb 05 November 1987 vol 121 c797W
Mr. Gordon Brown

asked the Prime Minister what is the total overall identifiable allocation of public money made by the Government since 1979 to (a) Glasgow, (b) Bristol, (c) Lambeth, (d) Newcastle, (e) Hammersmith, (f) Cardiff, (g) Haringey, (h) Southampton, (i) Leicester, (j) Leeds, (k) Wandsworth, (l) Belfast and (m) Northampton (i) in total, (ii) per person, (iii) per unemployed person, (iv) per unemployed person aged under 21 years and (v) per retirement pensioner in each named district; and if she will also express these figures at 1987 prices.

The Prime Minister

Apart from expenditure which is the responsibility of the territorial departments, most public expenditure is planned on a national basis and it is not possible to identify separately expenditure allocated to particular areas.