§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the level of United Kingdom gross domestic product for each year since 1970 at(a) current prices and (b) 1996 prices; what has been the annual percentage change in United Kingdom gross domestic product at constant prices for each of these years; what was the Government take of gross domestic product in each of these years at (a) current prices and (b) 1996 prices; and what was the annual percentage change in this Government share of gross domestic product at constant prices in each of these years. 
§ Mrs. Angela Knight
Figures for GDP at current and constant prices are published in table 1.1 of the "United Kingdom National Accounts —The Blue Book".740W
Government receipts as a percentage of money GDP are provided in the "Financial Statement and Budget Report". This shows that general Government receipts as a percentage of money GDP are currently lower that at any time during the last Labour Government.