HC Deb 17 May 1927 vol 206 c960
6. Mr. LEE

asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of fuel oil imported into this country during the years 1910, 1912, 1920, 1923 and 1926, and, if possible, the respective values for each year?


I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT the information for which he asks.

Following is the information:

Total quantities and declared values of fuel oil imported into the United Kingdom in each of the years specified:

Quantities. Declared Values.
Year. Million Gallons. Thousand £.
1910 34.4 262
1912 48.1 426
1920 347.8 12,818
1923 363.7 4,789
1926 398.4 5,381

Note.—As and from the 1st April, 1923, the foregoing particulars relate to the imports into Great Britain and Northern Ireland only.