HL Deb 20 October 1980 vol 413 cc1752-3WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What tonnages of petrol and petroleum products were used respectively by the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force during the financial year 1979–80; and what sum of money they paid for these supplies.

The MINISTER of STATE, MINISTRY of DEFENCE (Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal)

During 1979–80, the Royal Navy used 922,000 tonnes, the Army 433,000 tonnes and the Royal Air Force 1,251,000 tonnes of liquid fuel. Expenditure on liquid fuel was about £127 million, £72 million and £187 million respectively.