HC Deb 22 July 1937 vol 326 c2435W
Mr. S. O. Davies

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can give the prices per ton of petrol in Great Britain in the month of July, 1914 and 1918, respectively, and the present day net cost per ton of petrol produced by the hydrogenation and low-temperature carbonisation processes?

Captain Crookshank

The declared c.i.f. values of motor spirit imported into the United Kingdom during the months of July, 1914, and July, 1918, were £9 6s. 4d. and £29 19s. 9d. per ton, respectively. I am not able to supply the information asked for in the second part of the question.