HC Deb 11 November 1985 vol 86 cc51-2W
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