HC Deb 13 February 1930 vol 235 c646W

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can give the exports from this country of bunker coal in 1913, 1920, and 1929?


The total quantity of coal shipped from the United Kingdom for the use of steamers engaged in the foreign trade, including fishing vessels, amounted to 21,024,000 tons in 1913, to 13,840,000 tons in 1920, and to 16,420,000 tons in 1929. The figures for 1913 and 1920 relate to the British Isles as a whole, while the figure for 1929 relates to Great Britain and Northern Ireland.