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Mining Timber Imports

Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what proportion of the total amount of mining timber imported into this country in 1950 had been purchased by his Department, by the National Coal Board, and by the private trade, respectively.

Approximately 90 per cent. of 1950 imports of mining timber was purchased direct by the Board of Trade Timber Control, none by the National Coal Board and approximately 10 per cent. by private trade.