§ Simon Hughes
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many county court judgments have been made against individuals in(a) London and (b) England and Wales in each of the last six years. 
§ Mr. Leslie
[holding answer 17 November 2003]Information identifying whether or not the claimant or defendant is either an individual or company is not held centrally. Consequently, figures relating specifically to individuals could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
For information, figures showing the overall number of judgments entered in the county courts in (a) London and (b) England and Wales are provided in the table.793W
London England and Wales 1997 67,080 1,185,367 1998 51,589 1,123,568 1999 43,825 1,077,499 2000 39,317 1,013,044 2001 37,219 887,049 2002 34,692 814,824