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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Public Expenditure

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Public Expenditure on 29th October 1987.


Mr. McAllion Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the public spending planning total for 1987-88 and 1988-89.

Mr. Livingstone Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the public spending planning totals for 1986-87 and 1987-88.

Mr. McLeish Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the public spending planning total for 1987-88 and 1988-89.

Mr. Graham Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the public spending planning totals for 1987-88 and 1988-89.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Barnsley, East (Mr. Patchett).

Mr. Nelson Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the public sector borrowing requirement in the current financial year.

Mr. Major The Budget forecast for the public sector borrowing requirement in 1987-88 was £3.9 billion. A new forecast will be published in the autumn statement.