HC Deb 30 November 1989 vol 162 c427W
61. Mr. Alton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current level of personal debt in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Ryder

Figures for personal sector debt are given in financial statistics table 14.4. The amount outstanding at end June 1989, as shown in the November issue, was about £378 billion. An analysis of the greater part of this debt using an alternative instrument classification and showing the amount regarded as consumer credit is given in financial statistics table 9.3.

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