§ Mr. Andrew Turner
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what proportion of the population lives in rural areas broken down by(a) parliamentary constituency and (b) district and unitary councils. 
§ Alun Michael
Information on the percentage of the population living in rural wards in each(a) parliamentary constituency and (b) district and unitary councils in England is contained in the attached tables. A copy will be placed in the House of Commons Library.