§ DR. SHIPMAN (Northampton)
To ask the Secretary to the Board of Trade what were the average prices of wheat per imperial quarter in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Italy, respectively, at the end of June, 1905;
|Average price of Wheat per imperial quarter at end of June, 1905||31s. 8d. (English Gazette Price) 31s. 2d. (average import value during june)||37s. 11d. (Berlin price) 35s. 1d. (Breslau price)||41s. (official price)||47s. 8d.|
|Duty on imported Wheat per imperial quarter at end of June, 1905||Nil.||7s. 7d.||12s. 3d.||13s. 1d.|
|Approximate percentage of imported Wheat in total Wheatsupply||82 per cent.||37.2 per cent||2.9 per cent||13.4 per cent|
|(Cereal year 1903–4.)|
§ what were the duties on imported wheat per imperial quarter in each of these countries at that time; and what were the approximate percentages of imported wheat in the total wheat supply of each of these countries.
§ (Answered by Mr. Bonar Law.)