HC Deb 23 July 1919 vol 118 c1355

asked the Prime Minister what action, if any, has been taken to give effect to recommendation No. 17 of the Interdepartmental Committee on alcohol motor fuel, which Committee reported under date the 23rd June last (Command Paper No. 218) that an official organisation, permanent in character and provided with the necessary funds, should be established forthwith by the Government to encourage and develop the production and utilisation of power alcohol within the Empire as a fuel alternative to petrol?


The Report has been referred to the Scientific and Industrial Research Department, with special reference to the Recommendation No. 17, and the question is at the moment under consideration.