§ Mr. Gordon Brown
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in theOfficial Report a table, for the years 1982–83 to 1990–91 providing a detailed reconciliation between the public expenditure planning total and general Government expenditure.
§ Mr. Major
The information requested on programme 15 is as follows.
Government expenditure for outturn years was given in "The Government's Expenditure Plans 1988–89 to 1990–91" Cm 288–;1, Table 6.4 with an associated explanation. The differences between these two aggregates for later years are estimates and individual components would be subject to considerable margins of error.