Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Social Security Expenditure on 28th July 1988.
Mr. Grocott To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of total expenditure social security, health and personal social services combined constituted in each year from 1979 to date.
Mr. Major The table shows, for the financial years 1979-
Year | Percentages
Source: Table 5.11, The Government's Expenditure Plans, 1988-
(1) The figure for 1987–88 does not include the additions to health authority cash limits provided for in Spring Supplementary Estimates.