HC Deb 20 April 1937 vol 322 cc1593-4
31. Mr. Crossley (for Major Procter)

asked the Secretary for Mines the average c.i.f. cost per gallon of petrol landed at a United Kingdom port and the amount of preference granted per gallon to home-produced petrol?

Captain Crookshank

The average declared c.i.f. value of motor spirit imported into the United Kingdom for the month of March, 1937, was 4.17d. per gallon. Motor spirit produced from indigenous materials at present receives a preference of 8d. per gallon.