HC Deb 12 July 1996 vol 281 c324W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the number of incidents attended by the Cheshire fire service in each of the last five years. [36470]

Mr. Sackville

The available information is in the following table:

Incidents attended by local authority fire brigades in Cheshire 1990 to 1994
Year Cheshire
1990 15,588
1991 14,956
1992 13,754
19931 14,084
19942 16,449
1From 1993, the figures for special service incidents attended are included on a financial year basis rather than a calendar year basis.
2Provisional data. As from 1994, the coverage of die data was extended to include certain non-emergency calls, of which 76 were recorded in 1994.