§ 64. Mr. Sparks
asked the Minister of Transport the number of cargo-carrying ships entering and leaving the Port of London; and the tonnage weight of cargo carried for each month in 1946–47 to the nearest convenient date.
§ Mr. Barnes
As the reply includes a large number of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the reply:1085
|The following information has been supplied to me by the Port Of London Authority and shows the tonnage of imports and exports and transhipments for the quarters ending 30th September and 31st December, 1946:|
|—||Quarter ended 30th September.||Quarter ended 31st December||Total for six months.|
|Total, Overseas Trade||3,497,966||3,177,373||6,675,339|
|Total, Coasting Trade||3,747,560||3,969,231||7,716,791|
|Grand Total of Imports, Exports and Transhipments||7,650,730||7,677,046||15,327,776|
§ The analysis of imports and exports was discontinued by the Port of London Authority during the war. It was only re-started on the 1st July, 1946, and figures are available for these two quarters only.
§ 66. Mr. Sparks
asked the Minister of Transport the number of cargo-carrying ships entering and leaving the Port of Glasgow; and the tonnage weight of cargo carried in each month for a year ended at the nearest convenient date.
§ Mr. Barnes
As the reply includes a large number of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Commander Maitland
Would the right hon. Gentleman say if his answer includes the size of the ships involved in each
|The following statement based on information supplied by the Board of Trade shows the number of vessels that arrived and departed with cargo at the port of Glasgow during each month from April, 1946, to March, 1947, inclusive:|
|—||Foreign trade.||Coasting trade.||Total.||Foreign trade.||Coasting trade.||Total|
§ case—that is not specifically asked, but it is important?
§ Mr. Rankin
Would it be possible in circulating the reply, for my right hon. Friend also to give the total labour force in the Port of London, and in the Port of Glasgow?
§ Mr. Barnes
Both those supplementary questions raise points that were not in the Question. I shall be happy to furnish that information in reply to Questions put down to me.
§ Following is the reply:1087
|The following information has been supplied to me by the Clyde Navigation Trust and shows the tonnage of imports and exports for each month from April, 1946, to March, 1947, inclusive:|