§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his answer of 27 January,Official Report, columns 751–2, if he will publish figures for the average house price to earnings ratio for each region for the lastest quarters.
§ Mr. Nelson
[holding answer 22 April 1993]: Estimates for the fourth quarter of 1992 are given in the following table:
Average house price to earnings ratio fourth quarter 1992 Region Number Great Britain 3.56 North 3.17 Yorkshire and Humberside 3.28 East Midlands 3.65 East Anglia 3.59 South East Greater London 3.51 Rest of South East 4.21 South West 3.83 West Midlands 3.74 North West 3.58 England 3.61 Wales 3.42 Scotland 3.15