Former MP for Dartford
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17. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the serious inconvenience being caused by the great shortage of supply of anthracite coal in the London district; and will he take steps to assist the consumers to secure the delivery of some anthracite coal?
Is there any chance of increasing the supply? Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in some parts outside London people desire to buy this coal for other purposes; many want it for their glass-houses, and the want of it is stopping the food supply?
17. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Board have authorised the increase of the price of gas supplied by the South Suburban Gas Company by 1s. 2d. per 1,000 ft.; is he aware that this will raise the price to slot consumers in the Erith district from 5s. 11d. per 1,000 ft. to 7s. 1d. per 1,000 ft.; and will he inquire whether there is any justification for this large...
Former MP for Dartford
Entered the House of Commons on 1 July 1886 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 1 March 1920 — Died
Also represented Finsbury East
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