HC Deb 24 March 1938 vol 333 cc1380-1
74. Mr. McKie

asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of coal exported from Great Britain to Southern Ireland in the years 1936, 1937 and 1938, respectively, and the value of those consignments for the years in question?

The President of the Board of Trade (Mr. Oliver Stanley)

During the years 1936 and 1937 and the first two months of 1938 exports of coal from the United Kingdom consigned to Eire amounted to 2,459,000 tons, 2,578,000 tons and 398,000 tons, respectively, and were valued at £2,395,000, £2,661,000 and £435,000, respectively.