§ Miss Melanie Johnson
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Fraser Kemp, dated 22 March 2001:
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your question concerning the number of children resident in the Northern Region (155046).
ONS produce statistics for Government Office Regions. In 1999 the estimated number of children (0–15 years) in the North East Government Office Region was 519,000.