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Abstract

PESA brings together recent outturn data, estimated outturns for the latest year and budgetary plans over the whole range of UK public expenditure. PESA includes analyses of public spending by function and economic category of expenditure, and by country and region, as well as full details of spending by department and the budgetary control aggregates, Departmental Expenditure Limits (DEL) and Annually Managed Expenditure (AME).

Main Topics/Subject Category
Analyses of budgets, differences from previous plans, trends in expenditure, local authority expenditure and by function, per capita, real and nominal spend & capital and resource allocations
Variables

Expenditure

Keywords
Public expenditure, expenditure, social security benefits, tax credits, public service pensions, national lottery, domestic services, student loans
Identifier Variables
Country, GOR
Economic/Subject Categories
Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring mechanisms
Area of Health System
Other
Data collecting organization (s)
H M Treasury
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

A range of UK public expenditure from different sectors

Availability
HM Treasury
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/pespub_pesa08.htm
Contact
Tel: 02072704558, public.enquiries@hm-treasury.gov.uk
Publications
Soroka SN and Wlezien C. Opinion–Policy Dynamics: Public Preferences and Public Expenditure in the United Kingdom. B J Pol S 2005; 35: 665–689