§ Mr. BALDWIN
The quantities of sugar, refined and unrefined, imported into the United Kingdom in the years mentioned were as follows:
Year ended 31st March, 1917. Year ended 31st March, 1918. Tons. Tons. 1,442,000 1,386,000
As, however, these figures represent the amount imported, not the amount consumed, in the United Kingdom, to divide them by the estimated population resident in the United Kingdom would clearly give a misleading result.