HC Deb 27 June 1933 vol 279 cc1316-7
12. Lieut.-Colonel ACLAND-TROYTE (for Brigadier-General CLIFTON BROWN)

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state what was the number of cattle imported into this country from Northern Ireland during the last three months for which statistics are available in 1933; and the similar number for the same three months in 1932?

Lieut.-Colonel COLVILLE

Separate particulars of the imports into Great Britain from Northern Ireland are not compiled, but the total number of cattle exported from Ireland to Great Britain and the Isle of Man and embarked at ports in Northern Ireland during the three months ended May, 1933 and 1932, was 67,642 and 59,072, respectively.

The following table shows the total declared value of merchandise exported and re-exported from the United Kingdom and registered during the undermentioned periods as consigned to the Soviet Union.

Exports of merchandise from the United Kingdom consigned to the Soviet Union.
Period. Produce and manufactures of the United Kingdom. Imported Merchandise.
£ £
1930 6,771,946 2,519,355
1931 7,291,319 1,911,895
1932 9,274,534 1,221,565
January 375,197 80,911
February 356,147 105,446
March 578,605 70,999
April 291,020 58,533
May 340,956 112,796

Note.—The figures for 1932 and 1933 are provisional.