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Public Expenditure

Question for Treasury

UIN 284567, tabled on 2 September 2019

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Government has any plans to review or amend the Barnett formula.

Answered on

9 September 2019

The 2017 government manifesto committed to continue to use the Barnett formula. The Barnett formula is simple, mechanical and transparent, and has stood the test of time with successive governments committing to its retention.

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