§ Mr. Michie
asked the Paymaster General if he will give figures for the number of gas explosions reported (a) in the home and (b) in the gas supply in the past three years.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
The information is not available in the form requested. The number of incidents involving fires and/or explosions reported by the British Gas Corporation in the last three years is as follows:
Number of Incidents (Fires/Explosions) Year Number 1982 150 1983 134 1984 130