HC Deb 05 July 1971 vol 820 c245W
72. Mr. Lane

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what percentage of total United Kingdom energy consumption was supplied by oil products in 1951, 1961 and, according to his latest estimate, 1971, respectively.

Mr. Ridley

The answer is 11 per cent., 27 per cent. and an estimated 46 per cent. respectively in terms of coal equivalent.