HC Deb 18 July 1977 vol 935 c369W
Mr. David Mitchell

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of different questionnaires sent out by his Department and agencies responsible to it to companies and self-employed business people; and how many of each sort were sent out for the most recent year for which information is available.

Dr. Summerskill

Comprehensive information could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. However, particular questionnaires addressed to companies and self-employed business people during 1976 have included a twice-yearly inquiry

Region Total electorate(based on the provisional 1977 electorates thousands Area (sq. miles)
Northern England 2,325 5,946
Yorkshire and Humberside 3,589 5,954
North-West England 4,794 2,818
West Midlands 3,744 5,024
East Midlands 2,751 6,023
East Anglia 1,314 4,851
South-West England 3,156 9,208
South-East England 7,184 9,910
Greater London 5,229 610

Mr. Lawson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will correct the omission of Derbyshire from the allocation of seats to English counties provided in the Written Answer to the hon. Member for Blaby on 13th July.

Mr. John

I am sorry that Derbyshire was inadvertently omitted from the answer. The county would be allocated one seat.