HC Deb 24 July 1973 vol 860 cc384-5W
Mr. Eadie

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what have been the percentage gas domestic sales and industrial gas sales since 1967 to the nearest available date.

Mr. Peter Emery

Domestic and industrial gas sales, as recorded in the last Annual Report of the Gas Council, represented the following percentages of total therms sold:

Domestic Per cent. Industrial Per cent.
1967–68 63.2 21.8
1968–69 64.6 20.9
1969–70 64.2 22.1
1970–71 59.6 27.8
1971–72 50.6 38.4

"Commercial and public administration" sales accounted for the balance.