HC Deb 02 June 1960 vol 624 cc161-2W
Mr. H. Wilson

asked the Minister of Power if he is yet in a position to state the 1959 calendar year figures for the consumption of coal by gasworks, electricity, railways, industry, coke ovens, and the domestic market on a basis comparable to those given for previous years in Table 41 of his Department's Statistical Digest for 1958.

Mr. George

The figures are as follows:

Million tons
Gasworks 22.5
Electricity works 46.0
Railways 9.5
Iron and steel 4.0
Engineering and other metal trades 2.7
Other industry 24.8
Coke ovens 25.7
House coal 27.1
Anthracite and dry steam coal 1.5
Miners' coal 5.0

The 1958 figure for miner's coal has been amended to 5.3 million tons.

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