HC Deb 04 November 1909 vol 12 c2005

asked the Secretary to the Treasury whether he will state the number of barrels of beer upon which duty was paid in the months of May to November, 1908, in Great Britain and Ireland respectively, and a corresponding Return for the same months this year?


Figures cannot yet be given for the month of November, 1909. The following are the figures for the period from May to October inclusive in each of the years 1908 and 1909:—

Amount of Beer duty-paid:—

May to Oct., 1908, Barrels. May to Oct., 1909, Barrels.
Great Britain 15,510,000 15,162,000
Ireland 1,762,000 1,884,000