§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the percentage year on year change in real personal disposable income in(a) the United Kingdom, (b) France, (c) Germany, (d) the United States of America, and (e) Japan since 1979. 
§ Mrs. Angela Knight
UK figures can be found in table 4.1 of the UK national accounts. For the remaining countries, figures on a comparable basis are available in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development publication, "National Accounts", various issues. These publications are in the House of Commons Library.