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UK Gas Demand

Volume 450: debated on Monday 16 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what proportion of UK gas demand is met by interruptable contracts. (94288)

It is estimated that sales of gas supplied on an interruptible basis accounted for around 20 per cent. of total gas sales in 2005. See para 4.26 of the Digest of UK Energy Statistics, 2006, which can be found at http://www.dtistats.net/energystats/dukes06.pdf