Londoners in debt

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-09-13
Session date: 
September 13, 2018
Reference: 
2018/2305
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Further to MQ 2017/2577, you stated that you would be reporting on London level data more fully in the next year (2018), to cover those seeking debt advice, those feeling the burden of debt and those in arrears on household bills. When will this be publicly available?

Answer

Answer for Londoners in debt

Answer for Londoners in debt

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Debt is one of the topics included in the social evidence base that we are collating. My first set of economic fairness measures, to be published later in September, include data on households in arrears with their bills. Subsequent versions of the measures due in the spring will include further data on the burden of debt and those seeking debt advice with measures from the GLA's Survey of Londoners and data from debt agencies.