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|Total Public Spending|
in the United Kingdom
Central Government and Local Authority
-5yr -1yr Fiscal Year 2015 +1yr
|Public Pensions||£150 billion|
|National Health Care||+ £133 billion|
|State Education||+ £90 billion|
|Defence||+ £46 billion|
|Social Security||+ £110 billion|
|State Protection||+ £30 billion|
|Transport||+ £20 billion|
|General Government||+ £14 billion|
|Other Public Services||+ £86 billion|
|Public Sector Interest||+ £52 billion|
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