HC Deb 15 July 1907 vol 178 c326

I beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the amount of revenue raised during the last financial year from import duties on each of the following articles: sugar, tea, figs, plums and raisins, cocoa, coffee, currants, and chicory.


The net amount of the Customs revenue collected during the the financial year 1906–7 in respect of the articles enumerated in the Question was:—

Sugar 6,250,334
Tea 5,588,288
Figs 64,652
Plums 65,087
Raisins 215,859
Cocoa, Cocoa Husks,Cocoa or Chocolate prepared, and Cocoa Butter 246,990
Coffee 175,216
Currants 121,721
Chicory 48,550
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