2014 04 – It’s A Fact

It’s A Fact

 

The number of foreign national offenders in custody (including those held on remand and under immigration powers) is as follows:

Year 2010 – 11,135;

Year 2011 – 10,779;

Year 2012 – 10,861;

Year 2013 – 10,786. Parliamentary Written Answer 3/3/14.

 

Local government receipts from sales of housing (gross fixed capital formation) 1997 to 2013 for England, Scotland and Wales, were:

1997 – £1.3 billion;

1998 – £1.3 billion;

1999 – £1.8 billion;

2000 – £2.1 billion;

2001 – £2.2 billion;

2002 – £3 billion;

2003 – £4 billion;

2004 – £3.7 billion;

2005 – £2.6 billion;

2006 – £2.2 billion;

2007 – £2.1 billion;

2008 – £1 billion;

2009 – £0.5 billion;

2010 – £0.6 billion;

2011 – £0.6 billion;

2012 – £0.9 billion;

2013 – £0.7 billion. PWA 4/3/14.

 

Average income from self-employment in financial year 2011/12 was:

North East Region – Male £12,700, Female £8,230;

North West and Merseyside – Male £13,900, Female £8,950;

Yorkshire and the Humber – Male £13,700, Female £8,940;

East Midlands – Male £13,800, Female £8,670;

West Midlands – Male £13,100, Female £8,850;

East of England – Male £18,200, Female £9,740;

London – Male £25,700, Female £12,400;

South East – Male £19,100, Female £10,000;

South West – Male £13,900, Female £8,370;

Wales – Male £12,400, Female £8,060;

Scotland – Male £16,500, Female £11,100;

Northern Ireland – Male £12,000, Female £9,300;

United Kingdom – Male £17,000, Female £9,8000. PWA 4/3/14.

 

Central Government tax revenue in January of each year 2001 to 2014 was:

2001 – £40,060 million;

2002 – £39,200 million;

2003 – £38,603 million;

2004 – £39,982 million;

2005 – £46,254 million;

2006 – £52,146 million;

2007 – £52,868 million;

2008 – £59,227 million;

2009 – £53,480 million;

2010 – £50,941 million;

2011 – £58,288 million;

2012 – £60,192 million;

2013 – £60,801 million;

2014 – £60,659 million.

N.B. The following taxes are included in this total:

taxes on production (e.g VAT);

taxes on income and wealth (e.g. PAYE, corporation taxes);

other taxes (mainly capital taxes from other sectors) and National Insurance Contributions (NICs). PWA 5/3/14.

 

Military personnel establishment in the following British Overseas Territories is:

British Forces Cyprus, including Sovereign Base Areas – 2,825;

Falkland Islands – 1,060;

Gibraltar, includes UK Military and Royal Gibraltar Regiment – 400;

British Indian Ocean Territories – 40;

Ascension Island – 20. The other UK overseas territories have no permanent UK military presence. PWA 5/3/14.

 

Voter turnout in elections held in England, Scotland and Wales from 2004 to 2013, in date reverse order was:

2013 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout ( postal ballots returned) 67.1%;

In-person (non-postal voter) turnout 25%;

2012 Police and crime commissioner elections –

Postal voter turnout 48.2%;

In-person turnout 9.2%;

2012 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout 68%;

In-person turnout 24.2%;

2012 Greater London Authority elections –

Postal voter turnout 68.8%;

In-person turnout 34.4%;

2012 Scottish local elections –

Postal voter turnout 69.7%;

In-person turnout 34.9%;

2012 Welsh local elections –

Postal voter turnout 68.2%;

In-person turnout 33%;

2011 Parliamentary voting system referendum –

Postal voter turnout 71.9%;

In-person turnout 37.5%;

2011 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout 72.8%;

In-person turnout 36.7%;

2011 Scottish Parliament elections –

Postal voter turnout 77%;

In-person turnout 47%;

2011 National Assembly for Wales elections –

Postal voter turnout 71.1%;

In-person turnout 35.8%;

 

2010 UK parliamentary general election –

Postal voter turnout 83.2%;

In-person turnout 62.6%;

2010 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout 80.9%;

In-person turnout 59.7%;

2009 European Parliament elections –

64.4%;

In-person turnout 30.4%;

2009 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout 68.7%;

In-person turnout 35.2%;

2008 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout 71.5%;

In-person turnout 28.7%;

2008 Welsh local elections –

Postal voter turnout 71.4%;

In-person turnout 40.7%;

2007 Scottish Parliament elections 73.5%;

In-person turnout 51.4%;

2007 National Assembly for Wales elections –

Postal voter turnout 78.2%;

In-person turnout 39.3%;

2006 English local elections –

Postal voter turnout 63%;

In-person turnout 32%;

2005 UK parliamentary general election –

Postal voter turnout 78.6%;

In-person turnout 59.5%;

2004 European Parliament elections –

Postal voter turnout 64.8%;

In-person turnout 34%. PWA 10/3/14.

 

Employment in the UK commerce and manufacturing sectors in 2012 was:

Commerce sector – Motor trades 511,600;

Wholesale 1,136,400;

Retail 2,931,900;

Transport & storage (inc postal) 1,270,000;

Accommodation & food services 1,943,800;

Information & communication 1,069,500;

Financial % insurance 1,065,400;

Property 507,500;

Professional, scientific & technical 2,188,700;

Business administration & support services 2,311,200;

Total commerce 14,936,00. Manufacturing sector 2,417,200. Total commerce and manufacturing sectors 17,353,200. PWA 13/3/14.

 

The number of fuel poor households (millions) in 2011 and the proportion of the population fuel poor was:

England 3.2m and 15%;

Scotland 0.58m and 25%;

Wales 0.37m and 29%;

Northern Ireland 0.29m and 42%. PWA 17/3/14.

 

The number of prisoners on a life sentence in the prison population as at 31 December 2013 broken down by date of sentence, England and Wales, was:

Before 1980 – 111;

From 1980 to 1989 – 357;

From 1990 to 1999 – 1,093;

From 2000 to 2009 – 4,255;

From 2010 to 2013 – 1,483;

Sentence length not recorded – 164. Total – 7,463. PWA 19/3/14.

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