HC Deb 26 May 2004 vol 421 c1677W
Mr. Gregory Campbell

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate she has made of the annual cost of heating an average domestic property in Great Britain by(a) electricity, (b) solid fuel and (c) natural gas. [175856]

Mr. Timms

Figures on the cost of providing space and water heating in typical dwellings for Great Britain appear in "Salkent's Comparative Heating Costs" publication. The October 2003 edition of this shows costs as indicated in the table.

Typical annual costs of space and water heating for a three bedroom semi-detached house
Fuel type Annual cost (£)
Electricity (Economy 7) 625
Solid fuel (Anthracite grains) 566
Gas (conventional boiler) 463