§ 117. Mr. H. Fraser
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what are the comparative figures for coke stocks in the West Midlands area on 1st November. 1949, and 1st November, 1950.
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
Stocks of coke held by merchants and consumers, other than domestic consumers, in the Midland Region amounted to 120,000 tons on 28th October, 1950, compared with 130,000 tons a year before. Undistributed stocks at gasworks in the West Midlands Gas Board area and at the Staffordshire coke ovens on the same dates were 49,000 tons and 132,000 tons respectively.