Public Expenditure

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 14th November 2007.

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Photo of Peter Bone Peter Bone Conservative, Wellingborough 11:30 am, 14th November 2007

I am sure that many Members of the House will welcome the fact that Northern Ireland receives more public expenditure per person than the UK average, but for the past five years that proportion has been declining relatively, whereas Scotland's has been increasing. What is the Government's policy towards the relative merits of public expenditure within the union?

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