HC Deb 11 May 1950 vol 475 c93W
Mr. M. Lindsay

asked the Minister of Transport how many motor lorries were sold on the home market in 1949; and how many of these were brought, respectively, by Government Departments.

Mr. G. R. Strauss

I have been asked to reply. About 110,000 goods vehicles were supplied to the home market in 1949. Five thousand two hundred and seventy-three were supplied to Government Departments as follows: Admiralty, 78; War Office, 1,472; Air Ministry, 9; General Post Office, 2,799; Ministry of Civil Aviation, 7; Ministry of Works, 54; Ministry of Supply (including vehicles for other Government Departments), 854.