HC Deb 13 February 1940 vol 357 c574
62. Mr. Gledhill

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will state the number of motor vehicles requisitioned by his Department, giving their separate classifications of weights and horsepower; and the amount paid per day for each class?

Mr. Stanley

Some 35,000 motor vehicles have been impressed, but details of weights and horse-power are not readily available. All these vehicles were requisitioned for purchase and not for hire, and the last part of the Question does not, therefore, arise.