Public Expenditure: Yorkshire and the Humber

Treasury written question – answered on 4th September 2018.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department holds on overall public spending per capita in (a) Barnsley, (b) South Yorkshire and (c) Yorkshire and the Humber.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

With regard to parts (a) and (b) of the question, the government does not hold information on overall expenditure at the level requested. However, per capita expenditure for Yorkshire and the Humber for the periods 2012-13 to 2016-17 is shown below as sourced from the Public Expenditure Statistical Analysis (PESA) command paper.

Total identifiable expenditure on services in Yorkshire and The Humber, per head 2012-13 to 2016-17

Financial year

£ per head

2012-13

8490

2013-14

8523

2014-15

8701

2015-16

8804

2016-17

8810

Source: PESA 2018

A link to the latest PESA edition is also provided below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/public-expenditure-statistical-analyses-2018

Table 9.2 will be of interest as it shows total identifiable expenditure on services by country and region, per head between 2012-13 and 2016-17.

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