§ 97. Mr. Assheton
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how many motorists received a basic ration of petrol last August and how many motor cyclists; and what was the wholesale ex-duty cost of petrol supplied to meet these basic rations.
§ Mr. Gaitskell
Approximately 1,950,000 cars and 520,000 motor cycles had a basic ration for the month of August, 1947; the wholesale ex-duty cost of the petrol supplied for the basic ration in August was approximately—1,230,000.