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Government Departments: Standards

Mr. Maude: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what plans the Cabinet Secretary has for cross-departmental capability reviews. [241589]

Mr. Watson: The Cabinet Secretary intends to complete the programme of re-reviewing all major Government Departments two years on from their original Capability Review.

Utilities

Julia Goldsworthy: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what the average quarterly household expenditure on electricity, gas and other fuels was in each region in England in each year since 1997. [240880]

Kevin Brennan [holding answer 8 December 2008]: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Joe Grice, dated 8 December 2008:


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Average household expenditure on electricity, gas and other fuels in 2007 prices: by region, England
£ per quarter, 2007 prices( 4)
1997-98( 1) 1998-99( 2) 1999-2000( 2) 2000-01( 2) 2001-02( 1) 2002-03( 3) 2003-04( 2) 2004-05( 2) 2005-06( 2) 2006( 1) 2007( 3)

North East

215.20

204.00

193.50

177.30

184.60

177.60

168.20

164.30

164.70

195.70

194.30

North West

221.60

208.90

200.00

187.10

176.80

175.40

171.50

170.20

175.70

212.30

208.40

Yorkshire and the Humber

207.40

203.40

189.70

180.90

167.30

166.00

163.90

168.40

175.60

211.20

210.40

East Midlands

208.30

202.40

191.80

182.40

178.90

181.40

174.40

171.20

170.80

202.20

198.40

West Midlands

220.90

211.40

199.70

187.60

180.30

172.00

169.00

167.00

176.50

215.70

216.80

East of England

206.20

197.70

182.90

171.70

182.10

176.40

173.50

172.00

179.50

221.00

218.60

London

191.10

191.30

176.30

171.60

161.60

159.00

159.60

160.30

167.50

196.00

197.90

South East

204.50

196.70

181.70

177.40

187.70

176.80

175.10

169.90

175.50

216.40

213.90

South West

208.40

196.70

180.10

176.70

179.60

182.50

176.60

173.50

176.40

209.50

214.70

England

208.60

200.70

187.50

179.00

177.30

173.50

170.20

168.50

174.10

209.90

209.10

(1) Figures based on data from one year only.
(2) Figures based on an average from three years of data up to and including the reference year.
(3) Figures based on an average from two years of data up to and including the reference year.
(4) Figures have been adjusted to 2007 prices using the RPI all items index.

Average household expenditure on electricity, gas and other fuels in current prices: by region, England
£ per quarter
1997 - 98( 1) 1998 - 99( 2) 1999 - 2000( 2) 2000 - 01( 2) 2001 - 02( 1) 2002 - 03( 3) 2003 - 04( 2) 2004 - 05( 2) 2005 - 06( 2) 2006( 1) 2007( 3)

North East

165.50

161.80

155.80

147.00

155.40

152.50

148.50

149.70

154.00

187.70

194.30

North West

170.40

165.70

161.00

155.10

148.90

150.60

151.40

155.10

164.30

203.60

208.40

Yorkshire and the Humber

159.50

161.30

152.70

150.00

140.90

142.60

144.80

153.40

164.10

202.60

210.40

East Midlands

160.20

160.50

154.40

151.20

150.60

155.80

154.00

156.00

159.70

193.90

198.40

West Midlands

169.90

167.60

160.70

155.50

151.80

147.70

149.20

152.10

165.00

206.90

216.80

East of England

158.50

156.80

147.30

142.40

153.30

151.50

153.20

156.70

167.80

212.00

218.60

London

147.00

151.70

141.90

142.30

136.10

136.60

140.90

146.10

156.60

187.90

197.90

South East

157.20

156.00

146.30

147.10

158.00

151.90

154.60

154.80

164.10

207.50

213.90

South West

160.20

155.90

145.00

146.50

151.20

156.80

155.90

158.00

165.00

200.90

214.70

England

160.40

159.20

150.90

148.40

149.30

149.00

150.30

153.50

162.70

201.30

209.10

(1) Figures based on data from one year only.
(2) Figures based on an average from three years of data up to and including the reference year.
(3) Figures based on an average from two years of data up to and including the reference year.

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