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Disconnections

Volume 124: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he has any proposals to monitor the number of disconnections of supply to gas consumers and electricity consumers following privatisation.

Average fuel prices for households in the second quarter of 1987
Pence per therm
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
Average revenue from sales of electricityAverage revenue from sales of gasAverage price of heating oilAverage price of petrol
United Kingdom1147·743·132·3115·4
United States of America133·834·533·645·5
France2(236·8)2(78·0)50·4147·4
Germany247·92(64·1)33·4111·3
Japan2(338·3)2(142·6)54·4161·3
1 Data for the United Kingdom are also available for the third quarter of 1987 as follows:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
United Kingdom, 1987 Q33158·047·337·2115·7

The numbers of disconnections made by both industries are monitored by their respective consumer councils.