To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he has taken, following publication of the report in the Fire Safety Journal 12 (1987) on housing factors and fires in two metropolitan boroughs, to reduce the incidence of fires in the home.
This is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department, and I refer the hon. Member to the answer given today by my hon. Friend the Member for Oxford, West and Abingdon (Mr. Patten), the Minister of State, Home Office.