HC Deb 13 February 1947 vol 433 c89W
98. Sir F. Sanderson

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will make an immediate increase in the supplies of paraffin oil for sale to the public, which would ease the present fuel situation to domestic consumers.

Mr. Shinwell

Yes, Sir. Increased supplies of burning oil are being made available to all dealers. The hon. Member will, however, appreciate that owing to the state of the roads, some difficulty is being experienced in getting supplies to dealers in certain areas, but the Petroleum Board is making every endeavour to distribute supplies as quickly as possible.