§ Mr. Mellor
The latest information on expenditure by central and local government was published in the "Statistical Supplement to the 1990 Autumn Statement" —Cm 1520. The figures requested, consistent with the supplement, are as follows:—
£ million 1989–90 1990–91 Central government1 Expenditure other than debt interest 127,521 141,214 Debt interest 17,823 217,800 Total 145,344 2159,000 Local authorities3 Expenditure other than debt interest 47,970 52,086 Debt interest 4,919 25,200 Total 52,889 257,300 1 Including the financing requirements of public corporations (other than nationalised industries). 2 Rounded to the nearest £100 million. 3 Includes expenditure financed by support provided by central government (eg revenue support grant) and expenditure which local authorities finance for themselves (eg from community charge, capital receipts).
A ready reckoner for the revenue effects of tax changes was published table 4.5 of the autumn statement.