HC Deb 16 July 1953 vol 517 c192W
88. Major Anstruther-Gray

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power to give figures to show the present position of household coal stocks in Scotland, compared with each of the preceding three years.

Mr. Joynson-Hicks

On 4th July merchants' stocks of house coal in Scotland were 124,000 tons compared with 143,000 tons last year, 87,000 tons two years ago, and 103,000 tons three years ago