§ 10. Mr. G. MACDONALD
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the quantity of British coal consumed by the Navy in 1931 and 1934, stating the average price per ton in each case?
Sir B. EYRES MONSELL
The quantity of British coal consumed by the Navy during each of the years 1931 and 1934 was approximately 175,000 tons. It is contrary to established practice to reveal contract prices.