HC Deb 11 June 1907 vol 175 c1235

I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade when the Cunard fast steamers which are subsidised by the British Government will be ready to compete for the Atlantic passenger traffic, the bulk of which is now divided between the White Star and other American lines and the German lines.

Statement showing the Average Quantity and Value of Refined Sugar, Sugar Goods (Confectionery, Jams, Preserves, etc.) and Aerated Waters of United Kingdom Produce, exported during the undermentioned periods: —
Description of Article. Annual Average Quantity Exported.
1901–3 1904–6.
Cwts. Cwts.
Sugar, Refined and Candy. 767,171 701,071
Sugar goods:
(Confectionery, Jams, Preserved Fruit, etc.) 320,917 362,004
Aerated Waters Doz. Bottles 868,643 Doz. Bottles 1,108,191