HC Deb 09 April 1940 vol 359 cc473-4
86. Mr. David Adams

asked the Secretary for Mines whether there is now a uniform charge to consumers throughout the country for transport producer-gas; if so, whether he will state the figure; and, if not, whether he can give an approximate range of the prices charged?

Mr. Shakespeare

Yes, Sir. A uniform price of 90s. per ton delivered to the consumer anywhere in the country has been arranged for the producer-gas fuel manufactured by two firms, and discussions are proceeding with another firm with the intention of fixing the same prices for their products. This price may be increased by 7s. 6d. per ton for specially dried fuel.