§ Sir M. MACNAGHTEN
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many proof gallons of homemade spirits were, during the year ending 31st March, 1926, distilled in England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, re-warehoused on re-importation, retained for consumption in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, exported, exported as medical preparations, used for ships' stores, fortifying wines, etc., used in arts and manufactures, methylated, and allowed as deficiencies, respectively; the number of proof gallons of home-made spirits remaining in bond on the 1st April 1926; the number of proof gallons of imported spirits duty paid and retained for consumption during the year ended 31st March 1926, namely, brandy, rum, geneva, and other unenumerated spirits, tested, not tested, and perfumed; and the number of proof gallons of imported spirits used during the year ended 31st March 1926, for methylation and for arts and manufactures, respectively?
§ Mr. RONALD McNEILL:
The figures asked for will not he available until early in June, when perhaps my hon. Friend will be good enough to repeat his question.