HC Deb 07 December 1931 vol 260 cc1500-1
63. Mr. TURTON

asked the President of the Board of Trade what were the quantities and values of the imports of potatoes from foreign countries during the mouths of October and November, 1929, October and November, 1930, and October and November, 1931, respectively?


As the answer involves a number of figures I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The following table shows the total quantity and declared value of potatoes imported into the United Kingdom and registered during the undermentioned months as consigned from foreign countries. Similar particulars for November, 1931, are not yet available.

Month. Quantity. Declared Value.
1929: Cwt. £
October 84,042 17,305
November 79,024 16,506
October 257,248 64,449
November 226,902 49,725
October 1,814,523 453,457