§ Ruth Kelly
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The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. John Mann, dated 24 January 2002:As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your question concerning the percentage of the population who live within unitary authorities.The percentage of the population of England at mid-2000 who lived within unitary local authorities created under the Local Government Act of 1992 is 16.6%. All local authorities in Wales are unitary authorities.