HC Deb 18 April 1946 vol 421 c483W
Mr. Erroll

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of each class of hydrocarbon oils retained for home consumption during the year ended 31st March, 1946, and the net amount received in respect of duty thereon.

Description (a) Approximate Quantity retained for Consumption. Approximate Net Receipts.
Gallons £
Light Oils
Petroleum Spirit—
Motor Spirit 1,414,338,000 53,038,000
Other Spirit 34,469,000 1,293,000
Coal Tar Products
Other Sorts
Turpentine 1,044,000 39, 000
Heavy Oils for mixing with Light Oils (b) 10,000
Other Hydrocarbon Oils 58,000 2,000
Oils in Composite Articles 9,000
1,449,928,000 54,372,000
Deduct net amount paid to Isle of Man (c) 84,000
Total, Light Oils 1,449,928,000 54,288,000
Heavy Oils for use as fuel in Road vehicles (duty-paid atrate for Light Oils) 109,737,000 4,115,000
Other Heavy Oils (duty-paid at id. per gallon)—
Petroleum Oil—
Crude Oil 28,000
Kerosene 297,493,000 1,240,000
Lubricating Oil 119,330,000 497,000
Gas Oil 224,106,000 934,000
Fuel Oil 64,997,000 271,000
Other Sorts 2,386,000 10,000
Coal Tar Products
Other Oils 174,000 1,000
Oils in Composite Articles 65,000
Total, Heavy Oils duty-paid at Id. per gallon 708,579,000 2,953,000
Total. Dutiable Oils 2,268,244,000 61,356,000
(a) The descriptions of oil correspond to those used in customs documents, but are not defined by statute.
(b) Dutiable as light oils.
(c) Difference between amounts collected in, and allocated to, the Isle of Man during the year ended 31st March, 1946.