HC Deb 27 February 1997 vol 291 c386W
Mr. Richards

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales (1) what was the fiscal deficit in Wales for the most recent year available; [17866]

(2) what was the gross Government expenditure in Wales broken down into (a) identifiable, (b) unidentifiable and (c) other expenditure in the last year for which figures are available. [17872]

Mr. Hague

The latest available information for Wales is shown in the tables:

The "fiscal deficit" in Wales and the UK, 1994–95
Wales United Kingdom Wales as percentage of UK
General Government
expenditure (£ billion) 15.6 295.5 5.3
General Government
revenue (£ billion) 9.9 247.6 4.0
General Government
borrowing requirement
(£ billion) 5.7 47.9 11.9
GGBR as percentage of
GDP 20 7


Government Expenditure and Revenue—Wales, 1994–95.

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