Mr. F. OWEN
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the amount in tons of steam coal and the value of it purchased by the Admiralty in 1913 and 1929?
§ Mr. G. HALL
1,690,000 tons of Welsh steam vessel coal were purchased in 1913, at the cost of £1,915,000. In 1929 the quantity was 150,000 tons and the cost £197,000.