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star this property date less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
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HM Treasury more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Overpayments more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total amount of benefit and tax credit debt (a) repaid and (b) written-off was in each financial year from 2003-04 to 2015-16 in each region and constituent part of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 58574 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The information is not readily available in the form requested and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The overall amounts for benefit repaid, written off and owed at the end of the financial year can be found in DWP’s Annual Report and Accounts. The following link provides information for the latest financial year 2015 -2016: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/534934/print-ready-dwp-annual-report-and-accounts-2015-2016.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/534934/print-ready-dwp-annual-report-and-accounts-2015-2016.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The overall amounts of tax credit debt, repayments, remissions and write-offs are published in HMRC’s Annual Report and Accounts. The 2015-16 report is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/537876/HMRC_Annual_Report_and_Accounts_2015-16-_print_.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/537876/HMRC_Annual_Report_and_Accounts_2015-16-_print_.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 58575 more like this
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less than 2017-01-12T11:44:42.403Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-12T11:44:42.403Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4034
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662798
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Overpayments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total amount of benefit and tax credit debt owed was at the end of each financial year from 2003-04 to 2015-16 in each region and constituent part of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 58575 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The information is not readily available in the form requested and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The overall amounts for benefit repaid, written off and owed at the end of the financial year can be found in DWP’s Annual Report and Accounts. The following link provides information for the latest financial year 2015 -2016: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/534934/print-ready-dwp-annual-report-and-accounts-2015-2016.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/534934/print-ready-dwp-annual-report-and-accounts-2015-2016.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The overall amounts of tax credit debt, repayments, remissions and write-offs are published in HMRC’s Annual Report and Accounts. The 2015-16 report is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/537876/HMRC_Annual_Report_and_Accounts_2015-16-_print_.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/537876/HMRC_Annual_Report_and_Accounts_2015-16-_print_.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 58574 more like this
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less than 2017-01-12T11:44:42.45Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-12T11:44:42.45Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4034
unstar this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
583078
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-14more like thismore than 2016-09-14
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many high-cost, short-term credit firms have (a) been fully authorised and (b) had their authorisation denied by the Financial Conduct Authority. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 46388 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-10more like thismore than 2016-10-10
unstar this property answer text <p>This question has been passed on to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA will reply to directly to the Honourable member by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Kirby more like this
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46390 more like this
46392 more like this
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less than 2016-10-10T15:23:08.43Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-10T15:23:08.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
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583081
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-14more like thismore than 2016-09-14
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the change in the (a) volume and (b) value of high-cost, short-term loans has been since January 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 46390 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-10more like thismore than 2016-10-10
unstar this property answer text <p>This question has been passed on to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA will reply to directly to the Honourable member by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Kirby more like this
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46388 more like this
46392 more like this
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less than 2016-10-10T15:23:08.477Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-10T15:23:08.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-14more like thismore than 2016-09-14
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many high-cost, short-term credit firms are operating with interim permissions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 46392 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-10more like thismore than 2016-10-10
unstar this property answer text <p>This question has been passed on to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA will reply to directly to the Honourable member by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Kirby more like this
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46388 more like this
46390 more like this
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less than 2016-10-10T15:23:08.54Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-10T15:23:08.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Sixth Form Colleges: VAT more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions Ministers in her Department have had with sixth form colleges on VAT exemption and linking with Academies since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 225185 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Ministers have had numerous discussions with sixth form colleges about VAT exemption since May 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Any sixth form college can collaborate with an academy or academy chain. To create a more formal link, sixth form colleges can apply to become an academy sponsor. Since May 2010, fourteen sixth form colleges have expressed an interest in becoming an academy sponsor.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 225186 more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T17:29:56.96Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T17:29:56.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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Department for Education more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Sixth Form Colleges more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many sixth form colleges have expressed an interest in linking with Academy chains since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 225186 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Ministers have had numerous discussions with sixth form colleges about VAT exemption since May 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Any sixth form college can collaborate with an academy or academy chain. To create a more formal link, sixth form colleges can apply to become an academy sponsor. Since May 2010, fourteen sixth form colleges have expressed an interest in becoming an academy sponsor.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 225185 more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T17:29:57.103Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T17:29:57.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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4034
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1061217
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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Fires more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fires in residential properties have been caused by gas faults in the last (a) 12 months, (b) five years and (c) 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 221725 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Fire is a devolved matter and Home Office is responsible only for fire in England.</p><p>Home Office publishes incident level statistics on dwelling fires in England including cause of fire and ignition power, and on fire-related fatalities in England including cause of fire. These can be found in the ‘Dwelling fires dataset’ and ‘Fire-related dataset’ here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-incident-level-datasets" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-incident-level-datasets</a></p><p>From these, the data in the tables below can be extracted. Record level information is published from 2010/11 - although the national Incident Recording System began in April 2009 there are a few minor issues with the 2009/10 records which mean that, while statistics at higher levels are robust, some of the incident level records are not of a sufficient quality to publish.</p><p>The most recent estimates of the economic cost of fire were published by the Department for Communities and Local Government for 2008. This can be found here: <a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121105004836/http:/www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/1838338.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121105004836/http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/1838338.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Table 1. Number of dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’, where the ignition power was either electricity or gas.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="5"><p>Ignition power</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Electric</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Gas</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fires</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fires</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>6,778</p></td><td><p>19%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>307</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>6,595</p></td><td><p>19%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>6,851</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>272</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>6,462</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>245</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>6,487</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>201</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>6,247</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>194</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>6,374</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>6,386</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>182</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Table 2. Number of fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Fire-related fatalities</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fire fatalities</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>12%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>11%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p>35%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note that 71 of the 92 fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’ in 2017/18 (Table 2) are from the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
221727 more like this
221730 more like this
221731 more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T17:04:26.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T17:04:26.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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4034
unstar this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
1061223
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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Electrical Safety: Fires more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what has been the financial cost of fires in residential properties in the last (a) year, (b) five years and (c) 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 221731 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Fire is a devolved matter and Home Office is responsible only for fire in England.</p><p>Home Office publishes incident level statistics on dwelling fires in England including cause of fire and ignition power, and on fire-related fatalities in England including cause of fire. These can be found in the ‘Dwelling fires dataset’ and ‘Fire-related dataset’ here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-incident-level-datasets" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-incident-level-datasets</a></p><p>From these, the data in the tables below can be extracted. Record level information is published from 2010/11 - although the national Incident Recording System began in April 2009 there are a few minor issues with the 2009/10 records which mean that, while statistics at higher levels are robust, some of the incident level records are not of a sufficient quality to publish.</p><p>The most recent estimates of the economic cost of fire were published by the Department for Communities and Local Government for 2008. This can be found here: <a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121105004836/http:/www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/1838338.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121105004836/http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/1838338.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Table 1. Number of dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’, where the ignition power was either electricity or gas.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="5"><p>Ignition power</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Electric</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Gas</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fires</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fires</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>6,778</p></td><td><p>19%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>307</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>6,595</p></td><td><p>19%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>6,851</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>272</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>6,462</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>245</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>6,487</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>201</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>6,247</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>194</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>6,374</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>6,386</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>182</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Table 2. Number of fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Fire-related fatalities</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fire fatalities</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>12%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>11%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p>35%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note that 71 of the 92 fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’ in 2017/18 (Table 2) are from the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fires caused by electrical faults there have been in residential properties in the last (a) year, (b) five years and (c) 10 years. more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Fire is a devolved matter and Home Office is responsible only for fire in England.</p><p>Home Office publishes incident level statistics on dwelling fires in England including cause of fire and ignition power, and on fire-related fatalities in England including cause of fire. These can be found in the ‘Dwelling fires dataset’ and ‘Fire-related dataset’ here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-incident-level-datasets" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-incident-level-datasets</a></p><p>From these, the data in the tables below can be extracted. Record level information is published from 2010/11 - although the national Incident Recording System began in April 2009 there are a few minor issues with the 2009/10 records which mean that, while statistics at higher levels are robust, some of the incident level records are not of a sufficient quality to publish.</p><p>The most recent estimates of the economic cost of fire were published by the Department for Communities and Local Government for 2008. This can be found here: <a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121105004836/http:/www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/1838338.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121105004836/http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/1838338.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Table 1. Number of dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’, where the ignition power was either electricity or gas.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="5"><p>Ignition power</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Electric</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Gas</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fires</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fires</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>6,778</p></td><td><p>19%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>307</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>6,595</p></td><td><p>19%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>6,851</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>272</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>6,462</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>245</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>6,487</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>201</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>6,247</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>194</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>6,374</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>6,386</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>182</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Table 2. Number of fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Fire-related fatalities</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>% of all dwelling fire fatalities</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>12%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>11%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p>35%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note that 71 of the 92 fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires caused by ‘faulty fuel supplies’ or ‘faulty appliances and leads’ in 2017/18 (Table 2) are from the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017.</p>
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