§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been public spending on health and on education in each year since 1975 at current prices.
§ Mr. Portillo
Table 2.2 of the statistical supplement to the 1992 autumn statement, Cm. 2219, shows general Government expenditure by function from 1978–79. Figures are also available on a national accounts basis back to 1977, in cash terms, from the CSO database in the following series, identified by their database code: 243W
- GTGH: General Government expenditure on Health,
- GTGN: General Government expenditure on Education.
The database can be accessed through the House of Commons Library.