That was up 1.7 percent from such spending in 2001.
Can it really not be found from total public spending of around £650 billion?
Or would government foot the bill directly - taking the money from hospitals, state schools and social spending?
Another $6 billion would come from less spending for energy research and development.
Q. Using health care as an example, explain why you think we can't separate government from private spending.
To be sure, the weather is holding back some from increased spending.
But in such a situation the same effects will follow from private borrowing and spending.
Of that sum, $11.5 billion must be taken from military spending.
"The only way to stop Congress from spending is to see that it gets less money," he said.
It would cost around $3 billion, which I took from military spending.