HC Deb 08 July 1903 vol 125 cc8-9
MR. HUGH SMITH (Northumberland, Tyneside)

To ask the Secretary to the Board of Trade if he can say what reduction, if any, was made in the American railway freight on wheat last year; and, if so, by what companies it was made and between which places.

(Answered try Mr. Bonar Law.) The all-rail export rates for wheat per 100 lbs. from Chicago and Milwaukee during 1902 varied as follows—

Further information as to the combined lake and rail freights between various places shall be put at the hon. Member's disposal if he will call at the Commercial Intelligence Branch of the Board of Trade.