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Treasury Spending: Grants to Devolved Institutions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:33 pm on 3rd July 2018.

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Photo of Chris Elmore Chris Elmore Opposition Whip (Commons) 5:33 pm, 3rd July 2018

In addition to the provision of the DUP bung, Wales has lost £1.2 billion, or 7%, since 2010, so we are talking about a 7% real- terms cut. Despite that and despite the myths peddled by the Government, health and social care spending in Wales is still higher per head of population than in England. Does the hon. Lady agree that we should talk in facts and that the real-terms cuts happening in Wales and Scotland are having a real impact on people’s lives?