§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much money is on loan to local authorities by the Public Works Loan Board; which local authorities are borrowing; and what the sum involved is in each case. 
§ Ruth Kelly
As at 31 March 2001, outstanding PWLB debt amounted to £47,169,517,807 divided between 350 of the 443 principal authorities in England, Scotland and Wales. This information was published in the PWLB's annual report for 2000–01. The PWLB operates a banking relationship with its local authority clients and does not disclose individual levels of borrowing.