(2) what population increase has been attributable to migration in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales, (c) Northern Ireland and (d) each region of the England since 1997; and what estimate he has made of the likely future increase in population attributable to migration in each case in the light of the Government Actuary Department's principal population projections;
(3) what estimate he has made of the proportion of population growth attributable to migration in (a) the UK, (b) England, (c) Scotland, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland in each year since 1987;
(4) what the percentage change in (a) UK population growth and (b) population growth in England was in each of the last five years for which figures are available; what the average percentage change in population in EU member states was over the same period; and if he will rank EU member states according to change in population growth in the last year for which figures are available.
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply. The reply will be placed in the Library.