§ 14. Peter Bottomley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the total equity in domestic homes in aggregate market values(a) now, (b) five years ago and (c) ten years ago. 
§ Mr. Andrew Smith
The market value of households' total equity in domestic homes has risen by over 75 per cent. in the past five years. It was:
- (a) £1,535 billion in 2001—Q3;
- (b) £860 billion in 1996—Q3;
- (c) £935 billion in 1991—Q3.