Domestic Stocks.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons on 2nd June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ian Hannah Mr Ian Hannah , Wolverhampton Bilston

asked the Secretary for Mines whether, seeing that council houses provide space for the storage of coal, he will allow stocks to be accumulated, where possible, during the summer months, thus relieving pressure on transport during the winter?

Photo of Mr David Grenfell Mr David Grenfell , Gower

The Department has always encouraged householders to stock coal in summer, and will make provision for stocking to be resumed this summer as soon as the supply of coal permits.