§ Mr. Howard
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the level of labour productivity in(a) the private sector and (b) the public sector was in each quarter of each year since 1997. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from L. Cook to Mr. Michael Howard, dated 28 April 2003:As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question on the level of labour productivity for the private and public sectors. (108465)The Office for National Statistics publishes indices of labour productivity data, but these are not available split between public and private sectors.