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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Cash Limits

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Cash Limits on 6th December 1988.


Mr. Allen To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the difference between his forecast for cash-limited vote expenditure for the first half of 1988-89 and the outturn; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major Table 1.8 of the Winter Supplementary Estimates (HC 690) shows Departments' estimates of outturn for cash-limited vote expenditure in the first six months of 1988-89. The table also shows Departments' forecasts of expenditure in the first six months, prepared earlier in the year.