HC Deb 12 June 1939 vol 348 c917W
Mr. De la Bére

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether the Admiralty are satisfied that they have an adequate supply of oil for every warship in the event of an emergency; and whether they are further satisfied that they have adequate storage tanks available to maintain that supply for a prolonged period?

Mr. Shakespeare

The Admiralty are satisfied that adequate supplies of oil for the Royal Navy and adequate storage tanks are available in the event of an emergency.