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Kerosene (Domestic Stocks)

Volume 391: debated on Tuesday 13 July 1943

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will enable people in remote country districts who only use kerosene for cooking and even heating, in view of official requests to stock fuel, to lay in an extra summer supply of this oil?

Although domestic consumers have been urged, subject to certain limits, to stock solid fuel for next winter, different considerations apply in the arrangements for the supply of imported liquid fuels such as kerosene, and I regret that I am unable to adopt my hon. and gallant Friend's suggestion.