HC Deb 27 January 1992 vol 202 c427W
Sir Teddy Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what was the cost of gas to the average domestic household in the United Kingdom in 1987 at current prices; what it is now; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Wakeham

In 1987 the annual cost of gas to an average household was £268. The cost now is £327, which represents a decrease in real terms of 8 per cent.