Coal Situation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 1st October 1942.

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Photo of Mr David Grenfell Mr David Grenfell , Gower

There must be some mistake there. The hourly output is 100,000 tons, which is 700,000 tons a day, and we must reckon seven days per week. The joint consumption of electricity and gas undertakings is nearly 50,000,000 tons per year. [An HON. MEMBER: "He said domestic."] Is it purely domestic? Do lighting and heating all come within that figure?