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Coke

Volume 416: debated on Tuesday 20 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what proportion of the present retail price per ton of coke is taken by the producer, retailer and other interests concerned.

The retail price of coke varies in different parts of the country according to the prices ruling before the war, the quality of the coke sold and the

Ex Works and Retail Selling Price of Large Coke Produced in the London Area.
Price per ton ex gas works.Price to consumer for deliveries of 1 ton.Merchants' margin for distribution costs, overheads and profit.
(1)(2)(3)
s.d.s.d.s.d.
Current sales to merchants in 1 ton lots64 5741010 5
Current sales to merchants in 4 ton lots629121
Contract sales to merchants of 20/99 tons629121
Contract sales to merchants of 100/499 tons629141
Contract sales to merchants of 500/1,499 tons603147
Contract sales to merchants of 1,500/4,999 tons596154
Contract sales to merchants of over 5,000 tons593157
For broken coke and coke nuts 1s. 8d. and 3s. 4d. respectively should be added to the prices in columns 1 and 2.