§ Jane Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many oil-fired domestic central heating installations there are in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Spellar
The Northern Ireland House Condition Survey 2001 found that 377,800 homes in Northern Ireland have oil-fired central heating systems. A further 61,500 homes have dual-fired central heating, where in the great majority of cases oil was the primary fuel.