HC Deb 22 July 1907 vol 178 cc1172-3
MR. J. D. WHITE (Dumbartonshire)

I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will state what was the number of emigrants sailing from Scottish ports during the first six months of the present year, distinguishing, as far as possible, emigrants of Scottish nationality from emigrants of other nationalities passing through Scotland.


I am causing the particulars asked for by my hon. friend to be printed with the Votes.

[The following was the statement printed with the Votes]:

Statement showing the passenger movement between Scottish ports and non-European countries during the six months January to June, 1907, distinguishing passengers of Scottish nationality.
Scottish. Other. Total.
Number of passengers outward 29,301 11,754 41,055
Number of passengers inward 2,784 4,062 6,846
Balance outward 26,517 7,692 34,209