§ Mr. George Grant
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what proportion of the heating of homes in Northern Ireland is heated by (a) coal, (b) gas, (c) electricity, (d) oil, and (e) peat.
§ Mr. Concannon
On the basis of the best estimates available to me for the winter of 1976–77 the information is as follows:
per cent. Households using solid fuel as the main form of heating 64 Households using piped or bottled gas as the main form of heating 6 Households using electricity as the main form of heating 14 Households using oil as the main form of heating 16
The proportion of households using peat as the main form of heating is not significant.