HC Deb 13 November 2003 vol 413 c423W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many(a) personal and (b) business euro accounts had been opened at the latest date for which figures are available. [138099]

Ruth Kelly

The latest quarterly review by the Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS) identified that, as at end September 2003, there were around(a) 76,000 personal, and (b) 116,000 corporate euro bank accounts held in the United Kingdom.