§ Mr. LIVINGSTONE
asked the President of the Board of Trade the quantities of silk hosiery, artificial and pure silk, respectively, imported into this country during the year 1924; and if he can state what proportion of the pure silk hosiery imports came from the United States of America?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
Except in the case of cotton and woollen hosiery, the declarations required to be made by importers of hosiery do not include a statement of the material of which the goods are made. I am, accordingly, not in a position to give separate figures of silk hosiery and of hosiery of artificial silk, respectively. The imports of hosiery of materials other than cotton and wool amounted in 1924 to
I am not able to furnish the information asked for in the second part of the question.
Stockings and hose (doz. Pairs) 1,015,154 Underwear (dozens) 60,243 Fancy hosiery (dozens) 294,962