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Personal Disposable Income

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is his latest estimate of personal disposable income, as a percentage of the United Kingdom average, in Wales and the regions of England.

Available information relating to normal weekly disposable household income per head from the 1982 and 1983 family expenditure surveys show the following percentages:

Per cent.
North92
Yorkshire and Humberside90
North West95
East Midlands95
West Midlands95
East Anglia100
Greater London124
Remainder of South East113
South West102
Wales89
United Kingdom100