HC Deb 21 December 1971 vol 828 c305W
Mr. Moate

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will provide a table showing the estimated cost of damage from fires for 1968, 1969, 1970 and 1971.

Mr. Peyton

Figures for the United Kingdom are as follows:—

1968 £100 million
1969 £120 million
1970 £111 million
1971 (to end of October) £107 million

These exclude the cost of fire damage caused by the present unrest in Northern Ireland.