HC Deb 24 February 1958 vol 583 c1W
2. Mr. Harold Davies

asked the Paymaster-General, in view of the controlling interest of Her Majesty's Government, if he will give a breakdown of the price of one gallon of B.P. petrol sold in the United Kingdom, so that the dollar content is clearly shown.

Mr. Maudling

Information in the precise form requested is not available. In any event the Government would not be justified by their majority shareholding in B.P. in disclosing details of the company's commercial operations.

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