§ 70. Mr. SHEPPERSON
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will state the amount of Excise charged upon chicory grown in this country and the Excise charged upon imported chicory; and what was the total revenue received last year both from home-grown and imported chicory?
§ Following is the answer:
§ The following table shows the present rates of duty on chicory and the revenue collected in the year ended 31st March, 1922:
|Chicory.||Rates of Duty.||Revenue for year ended 31st March, 1922.|
|Raw or Kiln dried||£1 1s. 1d.||4,969|
|Raw or Kiln dried||£1 6s. 6d.||85,801|
|Roasted or ground||4d. per lb.|
§ Empire-grown chicory is chargeable at five-sixths of the import- rates.