Paula Sherriff – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Energy and Climate Change

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Paula Sherriff on 2016-04-27.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether coal is being stockpiled in any location in the UK.

Andrea Leadsom

DECC publishes data on coal stocks held in the UK. The latest data show, that at the end of February 2016, 11,981 thousand tonnes were held in stocks. This includes stocks held at electricity generators, ports and undistributed stocks held at coal mines. The data is not available split by region.

Source: Energy Trends Table 2.6, March 2016, available at: