HC Deb 15 July 1919 vol 118 c216
77. Lieut.-Colonel MEYSEY-THOMPSON

asked the Food Controller if he will furnish a Return of the whole of the stock of whisky, brandy, and other spirits now in bond in the United Kingdom?


The Board of Customs, and Excise have prepared the desired Return, which will be printed in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The following is the Return referred to:

The quantities of spirits remaining in the bonded warehouses of the United Kingdom, or entered to be warehoused therein, on 30th June last, were as follows:

Proof Gallons.
Home-made spirits 117,701,000
Brandy 3,435,000
Rum (including imitation rum) 10,718,000
Other sorts 723,000
Total spirits 132,577,000

These particulars are published in the Monthly Trade Accounts for June, 1919, page 276.

Separate figure for whisky cannot be given, as this article is not separately distinguished in the official records.