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Petrol (Consumption)

Volume 477: debated on Monday 17 July 1950

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what has been the increase in the consumption of petrol in the first month since derationing.


asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how much petrol sales have increased since derationing.

In the six weeks which ended on 6th July, 1950, the deliveries of motor spirit by the bulk distributors averaged 109,200 tons a week. That was 12,200 tons a week more than in the six weeks before the decision to de-ration petrol was made.