HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 c1276W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the level of business output in(a) the North West and (b) Lancashire was in the last year for which figures were available. [157914]

Jacqui Smith

The value of business output in 2000, measured by gross value added, and calculated as the sum of all sectors excluding the public sector, was as follows:

Northwest 70.8
Lancashire 13.8