§ Mr. Curry
Comparable figures are not available at an England-only level for years prior to 1981–82.
The available information is as follows:505W
England 1Revenue Expenditure £ million 2Government Grants £ million Government Grants as percentage of Revenue Expenditure 1981–82 20,106 11,234 56 1986–87 26,630 13,402 50 31993–94 42,654 23,582 55 1In 1981–82 and 1986–87 local authority expenditure is taken to be "relevant expenditure" plus expenditure on certain non-relevant items such as net expenditure on mandatory student awards. It represents spending to be financed by rate support grant, relevant specific grant, rates and balances. This measure of expenditure is net of sales, fees and charges, interest receipts etc. For 1993–94 local authority expenditure is "revenue expenditure to compare to TSS" which is expenditure to be met from revenue support grant, specific and special grants inside Aggregate External Finance, Non-Domestic Rates, council tax and appropriations from reserves. 2In 1981–82 and 1986–87 Government Grants comprise Aggregate Exchequer Grant and Rate Rebate Grants. In 1993–94 Government Grants included Revenue Support Grant, Specific and Special Grants in Aggregate External Finance, Council Tax Benefit Grant and Council Tax Transitional Relief Scheme Grant. 3Budget data.