§ Captain ERSKINE-BOLST
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether any statistics are available to show the amount of alcohol used in this country for the purpose of motor fuel; and, if so, what was the amount used during the latest quarterly period for which figures are available?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
Statistics of the quantities of alcohol used for the purpose of generating mechanical power are shown in Table 29 in the Annual Report of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise, in which both the quantities of spirits received for the manufacture of power methylated spirits and the 1285W quantities of power methylated spirits issued are shown. The quantity of power methylated spirits issued during the three months ended 31st December, 1933, was 73,677 bulk gallons.