HC Deb 19 February 1947 vol 433 cc190-1W
Sir J. Mellor

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will now state the stocks of coal on 14th February; the deliveries of coal during the week ending on that date; and the consumption of coal during the same period at electricity generating stations in England and Wales, at stations in the central England area and at Harris Hall station, respectively.

Mr. Shinwell

The following table shows the coal at electricity generating stations, including non-selected stations operating under the direction of the Central Electricity Board and stations owned by railway and transport authorities:

England and Wales. Midland and North Midland Regions. Hams Hall Stations.
Tons. Tons. Tons.
Stocks at 14th February 995,600 201,400 53,050
Deliveries in week ended 14th February 633,500 140,000 36,700
Consumption in week ended 14th February 528,900 89,900 24,550