HC Deb 30 April 1996 vol 276 c438W
Mr. Forman

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the(a) identifiable and (b) non-identifiable public expenditure per head in (i) England and (ii) the United Kingdom in the latest year for which figures are available. [27109]

Mr. Waldegrave

The latest available figures are for 1994–95:

£ per head
Identifiable Non-identifiable
England 3,614 n/a
Scotland 4,505 n/a
Wales 4,208 n/a
Northern Ireland 4,976 n/a
United Kingdom 3,760 688

The term "non-identifiable expenditure" is used to refer to spending which cannot be attributed to the benefit of any one part of the Union.

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