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Electricity Disconnections

Volume 885: debated on Monday 3 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he is able to estimate the annual number of disconnections of domestic electricity supplies.

The Electricity Council estimates the number of disconnections for debt in any year as less than 1 per centum of the number of all credit consumers.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will legislate to require area electricity boards to maintain and publish statistics relating to disconnection of supplies.

No. Area boards keep records, including numbers of disconnections, for their own administrative purposes in fulfilment of their statutory obligations.