§ 11. Mr. MONTAGUE
asked the President of the Board of Trade the volume and the value of the imports and exports of gas mantles for 1913, 1923, 1924, and for the first 10 months of 1925?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
The answer contains a table of figures, which the hon. Member will perhaps allow mo to circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Captain WEDGWOOD BENN
Can the right hon. Gentleman say briefly whether the present imports are abnormal?
|THE VOLUME AND VALUE OF THE TRADE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM IN INCANDESCENT GAS MANTLES IN THE PERIODS SPECIFIED ARE SHOWN IN THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT.|
|United Kingdom Exports||(a)||20,201||23,105||16,242|
|(ii) Declared Value thereof.|
|United Kingdom Exports||32,566||49,145||48,508||32,739|
|(a) Not recorded by quantity in this year.|
|NOTE.—Since 1st April, 1923, the trade of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with the Irish Free State has been included. From the same date the direct foreign trade of the Irish Free State has been excluded.|