Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 9th July 2018
Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the demand for coal was in each year since 2010; and if he will make a statement.
Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)
The table below gives the demand for coal from 2010 – 2017:
|UK coal demand (thousand tonnes) (1)|
(1) Includes coal used for electricity generation, heat generation, coke manufacture, blast furnaces, patent fuel manufacture, energy used in coal extraction and final consumption by industry, transport, domestic and other users.
Source: Energy Trends table 2.1 June 2018 available at: