§ Major GLYN
asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the total tonnage of iron-ore imported into England, Scotland and Wales, respectively, for the months of January, 1925, January, 1923, and January, 1921?68W
The following statement shows the quantities of iron-ore registered in the months of January, 1921, 1923 and 1925, as imported into ports in each division of Great Britain:
Month. Ports in England. Ports in Scotland. Ports in Wales. Tons. Tons. Tons. January, 1921 … 416,262 29,461 123,792 January, 1923 … 235,715 119,823 78,745 January, 1925 … 202,446 109,152 62,082
These particulars relate to ore first discharged in the ports in question. Particulars are not available regarding any ore which may have been afterwards shipped coastwise to a port in another part of the kingdom.