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 Public Expenditure – 28 July 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Public Expenditure on 28th July 1988.

Mr. Worthington To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report a table for the years 1982-83 to 1990-91 bringing together on the same basis the analysis of charges against public expenditure by departmental programme, Official Report,columns 375-76, 25 May, an analysis of charges by functional composition consistent with table 2.7 of Cm. 288-I.

Mr. Major My reply on 22 July explained that the information requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost.