HC Deb 23 March 1925 vol 182 cc67-8W
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?


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.