HC Deb 24 July 1990 vol 177 c128W
Mr. Hardy

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much gross domestic product per capita in south Yorkshire falls below(a) the Community average and (b) the United Kingdom average.

Mr. Norman Lamont

[holding answer 23 July 1990]: In 1987, the latest year for which county figures are available, and taking the Economic Community average as 100, the figures are, based on purchasing power parities—

Economic Community 100
United Kingdom 107
South Yorkshire 87

Community figures are based on estimates published by the statistical office of the European Communities.