HC Deb 22 March 2001 vol 365 cc359-60W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of total managed expenditure was directly attributable to the public sector wage bill in the last five years for which figures are available. [151303]

Mr. Andrew Smith

[holding answer 26 February 2001]The figures are available from the national accounts produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Further detail can be found in table 11.2 of

ONS' s "United Kingdom National Accounts 2000" (the Blue Book) tables 11.2 (paybill) and 11.4 (total managed expenditure).