North-south divide lives on

THE NORTH-SOUTH divide refuses to die away, according to a new survey on lifestyle habits in the UK.

Households in the South-east bring in more than 50 per cent above the average weekly income of those in North-east England, said findings in the UK advertising industry's annual guide, The Regional Marketing Pocket Book. Households in the South East bring in pounds 483 a head compared to pounds 321 in the North East. The average UK weekly household income is pounds 397