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Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 67325, tabled on 1 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent assessment he has made of the prevalence of deprivation disparities within a locality.

Answered on

9 November 2021

The Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) is the official measure of relative deprivation in England. The most recent iteration of the English indices of deprivation was published in September 2019 and all resources are available online here - . Data on deprivation disparities is available at a range of geographical and spatial scales from this webpage.

The Department will consider an update in due course.