HC Deb 04 April 1938 vol 334 c31
66. Mr. Parker

asked the Minister of Transport the total tonnage and value of goods carried on the internal waterways of this country in each of the last three years?

Captain Hudson

The total tonnage of traffic conveyed over the principal internal waterways of Great Britain was as follows (to the nearest thousand):

1935 13,794,000
1936 14,236,000
1937 14,358,000

Information is not available as to the value of the goods so conveyed.