HC Deb 20 February 1908 vol 184 cc1008-9

To ask the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, what is the average difference of price in London between British wheat and all kinds of imported wheat.

(Answered by Sir Edward Strachey.) In 1907, the average price per quarter of British wheat in London, as ascertained under The Corn Returns Act, 1882, was 31s. 7d. and the average value of wheat imported into London was 32s. 11d., a difference of 1s. 4d.