HC Deb 04 December 1950 vol 482 c18W
108. Colonel Crosthwaite-Eyre

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the total distributed stocks of coal and gas oil on 1st October, 1949 and 1950, respectively; and the total make of gas for the years ended 30th September, 1949 and 1950, respectively.

Mr. P. Noel-Baker

Total distributed stocks of coal on 1st October, 1950, were 14,630,000 tons; at the corresponding date in 1949, they were 15,933,000 tons. It would not be in the public interest to disclose information about the stocks of gas oil and other petroleum products. The total make of gas at gasworks was 469,994 million cubic feet in the 52 weeks which ended on 1st October, 1950; it was 455,126 million cubic feet in the 52 weeks-which ended on 1st October, 1949.