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Smoke Alarms

Volume 301: debated on Thursday 27 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will estimate the proportion by region of local authority owned dwellings fitted with smoke alarms. [17616]

In 1996 the proportion of local authority homes in each region estimated to be fitted with smoke alarms was as follows:

RegionPercentage with smoke detectors 1996
North-east55
Yorkshire and the Humber54
North-west69
RegionPercentage with smoke detectors 1996
East Midlands66
West Midlands68
South-west71
Eastern56
South-east80
London41
Merseyside55
England66