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Household Debt

Volume 470: debated on Wednesday 23 January 2008

13. To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on levels of household debt in Scotland. (180000)

In the United Kingdom, household debt as a percentage of income is currently 169 per cent. This is in the context of rising levels of household assets and the lowest growth in total household debt for five years. Specific details on Scotland are not available.