HC Deb 23 October 1972 vol 843 c173W
44. Mr. Golding

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what were the imports of coking coal into the United Kingdom for the 12 months preceding 1st September, 1972, 1st September, 1971, 1st September, 1970, 1st September, 1969, respectively; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Emery

Imports were 303,000 metric tonnes and 965,000 metric tonnes for the years ended 31st August 1971 and 1972 respectively; in the two preceding years imports were negligible.