§ 2. Colonel WOODCOCK
asked the President of the Board of Trade the total value of the imports of lace and embroidery from France during the year 1914 and the last completed year?
§ 13. Mr. MacKENZIE LIVINGSTONE
asked the President of the Board of Trade the total quantity of lace imported into this country during 1924 from France; and if he can give figures for the corresponding period of cotton threads exported from this country to France?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
As the answer contains some figures I will have 1996 it circulated, if the hon. Members do not object, in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ Imports consigned from France:
|Cotton lace and plain net and articles thereof (except embroidery).||832,484||1,725,773|
|Silk lace and mixed (silk and other materials) lace and articles thereof (except embroidery).||299,407||343,236|
|Embroidery and needlework (except linen embroidery).||37,441||86,708|
§ Exports consigned to France: The exports of "finished cotton threads" during 1924, consigned to France and registered as manufactured in Great Britain or Northern Ireland, amounted to 215,137 lbs., valued at £75,935.