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|Sterling( 1) counterfeits|
|(1) These figures only relate to counterfeit Bank of England banknotes.|
Ed Balls [holding answer 23 November 2006]: Government Ministers and officials have discussions with a wide range of organisations and individuals in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, it is not the Governments practice to provide details of all such discussions.
Sarah Teather: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the (a) amount of unsecured personal debt, (b) average amount of unsecured personal debt and (c) average household disposable income was in each Government Office region in each year since 1997. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question on unsecured personal debt and average household disposable income by Government Office Region each year since 1997.I am replying in her absence. (105805)
The ONS published estimates of household income by regions and countries of the UK, but only publish levels of debt for the UK as a whole.
Table A contains estimates of gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head of population by Government Office Regions.
Table B contains the amount of unsecured personal debt and the average amount of unsecured personal debt for the UK.
|Table A: gross disposable household income (£) per head of population( 1,2,3) by Government office regions|
|Gross disposable household income per head of population|
|(1) Gross disposable household income (GDHI) is the amount of money that households have available for spending or saving after deductions and expenditure associated with income, e.g. taxes and social contributions, and provision for future pension income.|
(2) The population measure is based upon mid-year estimates of total population.
(3) Estimates are consistent with the national accounts series for the combined household and non-profit institutions serving households sectors as published in Blue Book 2005.
|Table B: unsecured personal debt and average unsecured personal debt for the UK|
|Unsecured personal debt(1) (end-year) (£ million)||Average unsecured personal Debt(2) (end-year) (£)|
|(1) Unsecured personal debt is the sum of short term loans issued by monetary financial institutions in the United Kingdom and abroad. The data were published in the United Kingdom Economic Accounts table 64 published on 24 November 2006 available at the following address: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Productasp?vlnk=1904i&Pos=4&ColRank=l&Rank=422|
(2) Average unsecured personal debt is calculated as debt per head. The population figure used to derive this is the population aged 16+ in the United Kingdom. These estimates are expressed in nominal terms that are not adjusted for the effects of general price inflation.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what purposes his Department has employed Opinion Leader Research (OLR); and what the (a) title and (b) cost was of each research project undertaken by OLR for his Department in the last three years. 
John Healey: Over the last three financial years the Treasury has employed Opinion Leader Research Ltd. to conduct research on public attitudes towards public services and to inform decisions in the run up to the 2005 Budget (£19,021 in total); and to run workshops for the Financial Inclusion Taskforce (£133,237). The costs stated are excluding VAT.
Mr. Francois: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost of the opinion poll undertaken by his Department on the potential bid for the 2018 World Cup was; and if he will place in the Library a copy of the polls findings. 
Mr. Timms: The cost of this opinion poll, commissioned jointly with DCMS, was £15,510 (including VAT). This included the cost of an agency running a face to face survey of 2,000 adults, as well as consultation, project management and analysis provided by the Central Office of Information. The polls findings will be included in the feasibility study to be published in due course.
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