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Disconnections

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 19 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many domestic consumers were disconnected for debt by each of the area electricity and regional gas boards during the quarter ended 30 September 1981.

The figures are as follows:

Area Electricity Board
Number
London5,488
South Eastern1,217
Southern1,233
South Western793
Eastern2,815
East Midlands3,578
Midlands4,728
South Wales1,039
Merseyside and North Wales2,765
Yorkshire4,555
North Eastern1,791
North Western2,358
32,360
Gas Region
Number
Scottish446
Northern719
North Western1,677
North Eastern477

Number

East Midlands827
West Midlands1,036
Wales120
Eastern494
North Thames1,742
South Eastern813
Southern337
South Western94
8,782