HC Deb 14 July 1997 vol 298 cc2-3W
Mr. Dafis

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the new control totals of spending, by Department, for 1988–89 on the format produced in the Red Book for 1997–98. [7154]

Mr. Darling

Figures for planned spending in 1998–99 for each department were published in table 1.2 of thePublic Expenditure Statistical Analyses 1997–98, Cm 3601. Apart from some minor technical changes discussed in the Financial Statement and Budget Report, paragraph 4B.14, these have been updated only to take account of the allocation of the existing Reserve to the Government's priorities of health and schools. The spending announced in the Budget on the Welfare to Work package and investment in housing under the Capital Receipts Initiative is additional to the Control Total.

Control Total by Department 1£ million
Defence 22,276
Foreign Office 1,074
International Development 2,321
Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 3,416
DTI—Programme 3,051
DTI—Nationalised Industries -176
DETR—Transport 4,589
DETR—Local Government 32,581
Control Total by Department 1£ million
DETR—Other 7,557
Home Office 6,801
Legal Departments 2,747
Education and Employment 13,945
National Heritage 959
Health 36,362
Social Security 83,101
Scotland 14,620
Wales 6,987
Northern Ireland 8,315
Chancellor's Departments 3,199
Cabinet Office 1,034
European Communities 2,392
Local Authority self-financed expenditure 13,700
Reserve 2,800
Control Total 273,600
1 Figures are rounded to the nearest £1 million, except LASFE, the Reserve and the Control Total, which are rounded to the nearest £100 million.