HC Deb 27 February 1908 vol 185 c51
MR. HORNIMAN (Chelsea)

I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade, whether motor cars leaving or entering Channel and other ports for purposes of private travel appear as though exported and imported, each car appearing under both headings; and, if so, whether means can be taken to render such Returns more accurate by differentiating such cars from true exports and imports, so as to prevent the Inaccurate inflation of the same.


Motor cars taken abroad for touring or racing purposes and subsequently brought back to the United Kingdom are not included in the export or import statistics.

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