§ Sir H. NIELD
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any control is exercised by his Department over the licences or permits for petrol used in connection with other Government Departments; and whether any accounts or particulars are furnished by any Department issuing such licences or permits of the persons to whom the same have been issued, the quantity authorised, and the purposes for which the same is to be used?
Sir A. STANLEY
The Petrol Control Department of the Board of Trade controls all the licences or permits for petrol used in connection with other Government Departments if that petrol is obtained from civilian sources, and full accounts are kept of the persons to whom, and the processes for which, the licences and permits are issued, and the quantities authorised for purchase or use. The Patrol Control Department exercise no control over the petrol obtained from Army or Navy supplies.