|Total Public Spending|
in the United Kingdom
Central Government and Local Authority
-5yr -1yr Fiscal Year 2012 +1yr +4yr
|Public Pensions||8% GDP|
|National Health Care||+ 8% GDP|
|State Education||+ 6% GDP|
|Defence||+ 3% GDP|
|Social Security||+ 7% GDP|
|State Protection||+ 2% GDP|
|Transport||+ 1% GDP|
|General Government||+ 1% GDP|
|Other Public Services||+ 6% GDP|
|Public Sector Interest||+ 3% GDP|
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Central government spending data begins in 1692.
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We have met with families in which for weeks together, not an article of sustenance but potatoes had been used; yet for every child the hard-earned sum was provided to send them to school.
E. G. West, Education and the State