HC Deb 27 June 1957 vol 572 c403
26. Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the amount of coal which is being exported from Nigeria; what amounts are used in the Territory; and for what purpose.

Mr. Profumo

A total of 70,560 tons of coal were exported during the year ending 31st March, 1957. 719,470 tons were consumed in Nigeria, 400,000 tons by the railway and the remainder by the Electricity Corporation and smaller users.