HC Deb 26 July 1988 vol 138 c166W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were injured by exploding vehicle batteries in the last year for which figures are available.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

[holding answer 25 July 1988]: No statistics are available. I understand that accidents of this kind are likely to be very rare in this country.

I shall be replying shortly to the hon. Member's correspondence about vehicle batteries.