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Table l: Average weekly household disposable income( 1,2,3) —Three year averages , United Kingdom
£ per week
2001-04 2002-05 2003-06

UK

453

469

484

North East

385

382

382

North West

406

435

443

Yorkshire and the Humber

393

423

436

East Midlands

439

454

463

West Midlands

418

434

462

East

478

500

525

London

591

592

609

South East

526

530

546

South West

428

449

468

Wales

388

400

411

Scotland

412

429

445

Northern Ireland

390

403

419

(1) Based on weighted data. (2) Gross cash income less the statutory deductions and payments of income tax and national insurance contributions. (3) Government office regions. Source: Expenditure and Food Survey, ONS.

Table 2: Average weekly household expenditure on electricity, gas, and other fuels as a proportion of household disposable income( 1,2,3) —Three year averages , United Kingdom
Percentages
2001-04 2002-05 2003-06

UK

3

3

3

North East

3

3

3

North West

3

3

3

Yorkshire and the Humber

3

3

3

East Midlands

3

3

3

West Midlands

3

3

3

East

2

2

2

London

2

2

2

South East

2

2

2

South West

3

3

3

Wales

3

3

3

Scotland

3

3

3

Northern Ireland

4

4

4

(1) Based on weighted data. (2) Gross cash income less the statutory deductions and payments of income tax and national insurance contributions. (3) Government office regions. Source: Expenditure and Food Survey, ONS.

Divorce

Steve Webb: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the number of divorced women over pension age who divorced (a) aged under 30 years, (b) aged 30 to 39 years, (c) aged 40 to 49 years, (d) aged 50 to 59 years and (e) aged 60 years or over. [175579]

Angela Eagle: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 7 January 2008:

Employment

Danny Alexander: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the employment rate of (a) men and (b) women was in each region in each quarter of the last 10 years. [174729]

Angela Eagle: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.


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Letter from Karen Dunnell, 7 January 2008:

Danny Alexander: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the employment rate for (a) men and (b) women with fewer than five GCSEs at grade A to C or equivalent in each region was in each quarter for the last 10 years. [174882]


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Angela Eagle: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, 7 January 2008:

Working age population( 1 ) in employment rate( 2 ) with fewer than 5 GCSEs( 3,4 ) April to June 2001-07: Government Office Regions, not seasonally adjusted
UK North East North West Yorkshire and the Humber East Midlands West Midlands

2001

Male

70

62

65

66

74

70

Female

59

53

58

59

60

57

Total

64

57

61

62

66

63

2002

Male

69

56

62

67

74

71

Female

58

55

57

57

62

56

Total

64

55

60

62

68

63

2003

Male

71

60

68

71

75

71

Female

58

49

57

57

60

56

Total

64

54

62

64

67

63

2004

Male

69

59

65

68

71

69

Female

58

50

58

58

59

57

Total

63

54

61

63

65

62

2005

Male

69

60

65

68

71

71

Female

57

52

54

58

58

57

Total

63

56

59

63

64

64

2006

Male

69

60

62

69

72

69

Female

56

53

53

57

60

55

Total

63

56

57

63

66

62

2007

Male

70

63

65

68

72

68

Female

56

49

51

54

58

53

Total

63

56

58

61

65

61


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