§ MR. ARMITAGE (Leeds, Central)
To ask the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies what rates are charged on the Uganda Railway for the carriage of ale and beer, spirits, and wine respectively.
§ (Answered by Mr. Churchill.) Ale and beer are carried on the Uganda Railway as second class goods at 2.1 pies per cwt. per mile, wines as third class goods at 3 pies per cwt. per mile, and spirits as fourth class goods at 290 5.4 pies per cwt. per mile.. The through rates are approximately equivalent to 4s. 9d., 6s. 10d., and 12s. 3d. per cwt. between Mombasa and Nairobi, and 10s. 6d., 14s. 2d., and 23s. 11d. per cwt. between Mombasa and Entebbe.