§ Mr. Butterfill
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will provide details of the cash limits set for 1984–85.78W
years and the cash provision for future years to a base of average 1982–83 prices, using the deflator for gross domestic product at market prices. For 1983–84 onwards the year-on-year increase in the GDP deflator is as given in table 5.5 of the "Financial Statement and Budget Report", namely 5½ per cent. in 1983–84, 4¾ per cent. in 1984–85, 4¼ per cent. in 1985–86 and 4 per cent. in 1986–87. For past years, the GDP deflators are as used to calculate table 1.14 of Cmnd. 9143.
The programme detail shown in the table is based on the cash figures given in table 1.3 of Cmnd. 9143. The line at the bottom of the table shows the planning totals for 1984–85 onwards reduced to allow for the abolition of the national insurance surcharge.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
The cash limits on voted expenditure are listed in table 1 of the Chief Secretary's memorandum on the Supply Estimates 1984–85 (Cmnd. 9161). The cash limits on local authority capital spending and other non-voted expenditure are given in the following table.79W
Non Voted Cash Limits 1984–85 Cash block Department Description of expenditure Cash limit £ million BOE1 Bank of England Bank of England administration costs in respect of note issue, exchange equalisation account and debt management 81.0 DOE/LA1 Department of the Environment Capital expenditure in England by local authorities on roads and transport, housing, schools, further education and teacher training, personal social services and other environmental services 2,452.6 DOE/NT1 Department of the Environment Capital expenditure in England by new towns on housing, roads, commercial and industrial investment and certain water services 46.2 DOE/HC1 Department of the Environment Capital expenditure in England on housing financed through the Housing Corporation 617.0 DOE/UA1 Department of the Environment External financing requirements of Urban Development Corporations, capital expenditure on the urban programme and derelict land reclamation 376.3 HO/LA1 Home Office Capital expenditure by local authorities on police, courts and probation 118.8 NIDI Northern Ireland Departments Services analogous to Great Britain services covered by cash limits 2,051.4 SO/LA1 Scottish Office Capital expenditure in Scotland by local authorities on roads and transport, water and sewerage, general services, urban programme, police and social work, schools, further education and teacher training 391.1 SO/LA2 Scottish Office Capital expenditure in Scotland on housing by local authorities, new towns, the Scottish Special Housing Association and on schemes financed by the Housing Corporation, and industrial and commercial investment by new towns 466.8 WO/LA1 Welsh Office Capital expenditure in Wales by local authorities, new towns and the Housing Corporation on roads and transport, housing, schools, further education and teacher training, personal social services, and other environmental services and by the Land Authority for Wales 280.0 Total 6,881.2