The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

Chief Secretary (1987-1989)

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Government Expenditure – 15 April 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Government Expenditure on 15th April 1988.

Mr. Boyes To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will commission an audit of Government expenditure by region.

Mr. Major All central Government expenditure throughout the United Kingdom is subject to audit by the National Audit Office. The Government also publish extensive information on the geographical distribution of public expenditure as was explained in evidence provided by the Treasury to the Treasury and Civil Service Select Committee (published as appendix 5 to the Committee’s Second Report of the current Session).