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Public Expenditure

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 903312, tabled on 16 January 2018

What comparative assessment he has made of spending on public services in the UK and other developed countries.

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16 January 2018

Last year, public spending was 38.9% of GDP, or about £28,500 per household. This is comparable with other leading countries.

And we are getting more for our money – public services productivity has increased with Conservatives in government, after falling under Labour.

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