§ Mr. Rowlands
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what were the numbers of reports of alleged offences against the gas safety regulations in 1980 (a) committed by employees of British Gas and (b) committed by employees in the private sector.
§ Mr. Norman Lamont
The Department of Energy's records distinguish between alleged offences against the Gas Safety Regulations 1972 by the British Gas Corporation, the Confederation of Registered Gas Installers and the rest of the private sector.
Figures for 1980 record:
BGC 196 CORGI 69 Others 788