HC Deb 12 February 1990 vol 167 c68W
Mr. Nicholas Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average outstanding mortgage in 1989–90 in(a) England and (b) each region.

Mr. Chope

[holding answer 9 February 1990]: The estimated average balance outstanding on building society mortgages in the United Kingdom at the end of 1988 was £21,000. Comparable information is not available for other lenders or below national level.