§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give figures for(a) total United Kingdom public sector debt, (b) United Kingdom total public sector debt per head of population, (c) total United Kingdom public sector debt less that attributed to local 952W authorities, (d) the current annual cost of servicing the debt in (c) and (e) the current annual cost per head of population of servicing the debt in (c).
§ Mr. Nelson
The following table gives the information.
£ billion Gross public sector debt (end-March 1993) Per head of population (£4,300) 249.6 Gross debt of central government and public corporations (end-March 1993) 243.1 Annual cost of servicing gross debt of central government and public corporations (1992–93) 17.4 Per head of population (£300)