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Mortgages

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of non-deposit taking mortgage lenders in each year since 2004. (318011)

The Bank of England collects data on the volume of mortgage lending by different types of lenders, including specialist lenders. These are published in ‘Monetary and Financial Statistics (Bankstats)’. Figures from the latest publication, which covers the period December 2007 to December 2009, are available at

http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/statistics/ms/2010/jan/taba5.3.xls

The full set of figures is accessible through the Bank's statistical database, at

http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/mfsd/iadb/BankStats.asp