|Countries||Duties on imported Wheat per cwt.||Average prices of wheat per cwt.||Basis and of price.||Approximate percentage of home-grown wheat to total supply (five years 1899–1903).|
|United Kingdom||Nil.||6||2||Gazette average price of British wheat (last week in June)||22½|
|6||10||Average price of imported wheat (June)|
|Germany||1||9¼||8||7½||Berlin official market price at June 30th||66|
|France||2||10¼||8||2¾||Paris official price at June 25th||98*|
|Italy||3||0||9||7½||Mean market price June19th||82|
§ Home-grown wheat appears to be included in the average prices published by all the above foreign countries.
§ * Average of four years 1899–1902.84
§ cause of the delay in introducing electric traction on the Metropolitan and Metropolitan District Railways; and by what date these lines will be working under the new system.
§ (Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) I have communicated with the railway companies concerned on the subject of the hon. Member's Question and have received replies, of which I am sending him copies.