Scotland Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 27th January 2011.

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Photo of David Mowat David Mowat Conservative, Warrington South 3:42 pm, 27th January 2011

I thank my hon. Friend, but I have two points in response. First, the Government have said that they will not review the formula in the lifetime of this Parliament. Secondly, the outcome allocation that is consequent on what we call the Barnett formula takes into account two things-the spending brought forward and the Barnett consequentials. The first of those is not adjusted for population, and the second is.

Since I have nearly got to the end of my remarks, I will not take any more interventions on this subject, but-