§ 2.34 p.m.
§ [The Question was as follows:
§ To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are prepared to make a considered statement indicating the petrol stocks in this country on the 1st of May, 1957, and whether this statement will give all the relevant considerations which prevent the immediate removal of patrol rationing.]
§ THE MINISTER OF POWER (LORD MILLS)
My Lords, with the permission of the noble Earl and your Lordships' House, I should like to make a statement on petrol rationing after the noble Earl the Leader of the House has made his statement on the Suez Canal.