HC Deb 10 May 1950 vol 475 cc73-4W
Mr. Morley

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the figures for the present retail price of coal per ton in Newcastle, Hull, Cardiff, Nottingham, Birmingham and Southampton, respectively.

Mr. P. Noel-Baker

Various grades of house coal at different prices are on sale in the places referred to but the average retail prices per ton are approximately: Newcastle, 65s. 1d.; Hull, 79s. 8d.; Cardiff, 76s. 9d.; Nottingham, 69s. 3d.; Birmingham, 74s. 7d.; Southampton, 96s. 2d.