HC Deb 18 January 2001 vol 361 c304W
Paddy Ashdown

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the National Debt was per head of population in the UK for each of the last 30 years, in real terms using 1999–2000 prices. [144589]

Miss Melanie Johnson

Figures for public sector net debt, the GDP deflator and UK population are available form the Office for National Statistics. Figures for public sector net debt (ONS series RUTN) are published in Table 1.1A of Financial Statistics; the GDP deflator (ONS series YBGB) is published in Table 2.1 of Economic Trends; and population figures are published in Tables 1.1 and 1.2 of Population Trends (number 102, Winter 2000).