HC Deb 22 March 1906 vol 154 cc602-3
MR. HAROLD COX (Preston)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will say how much frozen mutton and frozen beef were imported during the year 1905 from Australasia and from South America respectively.

(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) Frozen meat is included with fresh meat in the official statistics of imports. The following statement shows the registered quantities and values of fresh beef and fresh mutton imported into the United

Description of meat, &c. From Australasia. From South America.
Fresh beef:
Quantity cwts. 164,363 2,620,321
Value £ 239,740 3,812,376
Fresh mutton:
Quantity cwts. 2,030,394 1,516,918
Value £ 4,152,761 2,567,322