§ Mr. Worthington
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will provide a detailed breakdown for the years 1982–83 to 1990–91, by nature of item and functional area of charge, of the receipts to his programme classified as charges for the purposes of the public expenditure survey.
§ Mr. Ian Stewart
The following table shows for the years 1985–86 to 1990–91 a detailed breakdown of the income to the defence programme classified as charges for the purposes of the public expenditure survey. Figures on the same basis for 1982–83 to 1984–85 are not readily available and could be produced only at disproportionate effort.
The figures given are consistent with those provided by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury in answer to the hon. Member on 27 May 1988 at columns 375–76.693W
Vote 1Section Description 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 Total Defence 537.3 698.2 801.4 705.0 722.8 740.8 1 Sections reflect the 1988–89 Supply Estimates structure. 2 The absence of an entry indicates receipts of less than £0.1 million.