§ Mr. McQuarrie
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what was the change in the cost of marine gas oil to fishing vessels in the years 1983, 1984 and the latest date in 1985.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
Information is not available for the use of gas oil in the fishing industry. The latest information for the price of gas oil to large industrial customers, the only figures for which information is readily available, showed the following changes:
per cent 1982 (average) to 1983 (average) +3.5 1983 (average) to 1984 (average) +2.6 1984 (average) to fourth quarter 1984 +5.6