HC Deb 29 January 1951 vol 483 c67W
115. Mr. E. Martin Smith

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power, in view of the coal shortage, what advice or direction he has given to the National Coal Board as to the priorities for delivery; and what these priorities are.

117. Colonel Crosthwaite-Eyre

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if, in view of the serious fall in coal stocks during the past weeks, he will make a further statement on the plans of His Majesty's Government to avoid a fuel crisis.

124. Mr. Nabarro

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether coal production since the Prime Minister's appeal for an additional 3 million tons of coal by April, 1951, is proceeding at the requisite increased rate; and what is the progress to date.

Mr. P. Noel-Baker

I propose to make a statement on the matters raised by these Questions in the debate arranged for Thursday next.

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