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Heating: Fuel Oil

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 49277, tabled on 7 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of homes in (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland that rely primarily on heating oil as a heating energy source.

Answered on

22 September 2022

There are circa 1.7m UK households that rely on heating oil (5% of UK households). Recent figures on the proportion of households with oil primary heating systems show that this is 3.2% in England, 5% in Scotland, 10% in Wales and 68% in Northern Ireland.

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