§ Mr. PATRICK WHITE
asked what quantity of spirits was exported from Ireland to all countries, including Great Britain, during the financial years ending March, 1909, and March, 1910, respectively?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Hobhouse)
The following is a Statement showing the quantity of spirits exported direct from Ireland to foreign countries and British Possessions, 945 and also the quantity removed duty-paid from Ireland to Great Britain during the Financial year ended 31st March, 1910, as compared "with the preceding year.
Spirits exported direct to foreign countries and British Possessions from Ireland:—
Spirits removed from Ireland to Great Britain after payment of duty:—
Proof Gallons. 1908–9 24,000 1909–10 14,000
The information is not available as to the quantity of spirits not duty-paid removed from Ireland to Great Britain.
Proof Gallons. 1908–9 3,670,000 1909–10 2,178,000
§ Mr. P. WHITE
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that last year he gave a reply similar to that which is now asked for?