§ 20. Mr. Rosindell
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the recent change in the budget deficits(a) in Germany, (b) in France and (c) on average in the eurozone. 
§ Ruth Kelly
In 2002, the general Government deficit reached 3.1 per cent. of GDP in France, 3.5 per cent. of GDP in Germany and 2.3 per cent. of GDP in the euro area.