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Fire Damage

Volume 901: debated on Thursday 20 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how much damage to property and fabric was caused by fire in 1974.

The information available to my Department is that in 1974 there were 69 major fires—that is, causing damage in excess of £16,000—in maintained schools in England and Wales, at an estimated cost of £6·78 million at current prices.