The following tables show which English local authorities have the greatest outstanding debt and the greatest outstanding debt per head of population at
|12 English local authorities with greatest outstanding debt at 31 March 2006|
|Net debt at 31 March 2006 (£ million)|
|Newcastle upon Tyne||452.5|
|12 English local authorities with greatest outstanding debt per head at 31 March 2006|
|Net debt at 31 March 2006||Total net debt per head at 31 March 2006|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||313.8||1,745|
|Newcastle upon Tyne||452.5||1,637|
A table showing the outstanding debt and outstanding debt per head of the principal English authorities has been placed in the Library of the house.
Local authorities with the highest levels of debt are generally those that have large holdings of fixed assets.