HC Deb 16 April 1923 vol 162 cc1713-4W

asked the President of the Board of Trade the weight and value of bacon, cheese, and butter imported from Ireland, the Dominions of the British Empire, and foreign countries, respec- tively, during the financial year 1922–23 up to the 5th April, the weight and value. of millers' offal exported overseas during the same period, and the weight and value of wheat imported as flour from the Dominions and foreign countries for the same period?

Lieut.-Colonel BUCKLEY

The following statement gives particulars for the 12 months ended 31st March, 1923. The figures are to be regarded as approximate only, as precise details are not available in all cases. It is not possible to furnish particulars for a period of 12 months ended 5th April.

Imports from Ireland into Great Britain.
Quantity. 1,000 cwts Value. £1,000
Bacon and hams 795 Not recorded.
Cheese 8
Butter 608
Imports into the United Kingdom.
Quantity.1,000 cwts. Value. £1,000.
Bacon and hams:
Consigned from British countries overseas 844 5,007
Consigned from foreign countries 7,053 40,170
Consigned from British countries overseas 2,200 11,004
Consigned from foreign countries 354 1,823
Consigned from British countries overseas 2,188 20,605
Consigned from foreign countries 2,170 21,344
Wheat, meal and flour:
Consigned from British countries overseas 8,525 6,721
Consigned from foreign countries 5,368 4,132
Exports from the United Kingdom
Quantity.1,000 tons. Value.£1,000
Corn offals (British produce) 75 520

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