HC Deb 28 March 2001 vol 365 cc655-6W
Mr. Ruane

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the local authorities with the worst record for(a) injuries and (b) death due to fireworks in the UK. [155994]

Dr. Howells

Information on firework injuries and deaths is broken down by NHS Trust area rather than local authority area. As such, therefore, it is not possible to identify local authorities in the way my hon. Friend requests.

Statistical surveys commissioned from NOP since 1 May 1997
Title Date originated Name of contractor
Business Information Security Survey 1998 13 October 1997 NOP Business>
Benchmarking Development of the Information Age 29 September 1998 NOP/Spectrum Strategy Consultants
Business Information Security Survey 11 October 1999 NOP

Details of 1999 injuries (there were no deaths) have been placed in the Library of the House and can be interrogated on the DTI website http://www2.dti.gov.uk/. Figures for 2000 should be available shortly.