HC Deb 16 March 1960 vol 619 c107W
64. Mr. P. Noel-Baker

asked the Minister of Power what was the tonnage of oil imported into the United Kingdom which passed through the Suez Canal in 1955 and 1959, respectively; and what was the percentage increase in 1959 as compared with that of 1955.

Mr. Wood

20½ million tons in 1955 and 25½ million tons in 1959, an increase of about a quarter.