MR. PIKE PEASE
To ask the Secretary of State for India what is the amount of revenue derived from the 957 general tariff on imports between 1900–5; and will he say whether these duties were imposed for protective purposes.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Morley.) In the five years ending March 31st, 1905, the total amount of revenue yielded by the general tariff on imports was £10,050,425. The Answer to the second part of the Question is in the negative,