HC Deb 25 July 1960 vol 627 c90W
72. Mr. Nabarro

asked the Minister of Power what is the tonnage and inventory value of undistributed coal and coke stocks at 22nd July, 1960, or nearest convenient date; and how these are being financed.

Mr. Wood

On 9th July the National Coal Board's undistributed stocks were about 35 million tons of coal and 5 million tons of coke. These stocks were valued at a little over£135 million and are financed by Exchequer advances.

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