This document contains the following information: House of Lords Select Committee on the Barnett Formula: the Government response
December 2009. Government response to HL Paper 139, session 2008-09 (ISBN 9780108444517)The Barnett Formula is the mechanism used by the United Kingdom Government to allocate more than half of total public expenditure in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
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