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Public Expenditure

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th January 2011.

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Photo of Lord Tebbit Lord Tebbit Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much (a) public expenditure, and (b) the public sector deficit, has been cut since May 2010.

Photo of Lord Sassoon Lord Sassoon The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

At the June Budget, the Government set out £5.2 billion of spending reductions and £2.8 billion of revenue raising measures to take effect in 2010-11. Overall, the Government set out over £8 billion of measures to reduce public sector net borrowing for 2010-11.

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