§ Dr. Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what percentage share of total departmental spending was accounted for by non-departmental public bodies in each year since 1979.
§ Mr. Scott
The percentage share of total departmental spending accounted for by non-departmental bodies attached to the Department of Social Security is as follows:
Year Per Cent 1992–93 1.78 1993–94 2.31
However, the details for earlier years are not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.