HC Deb 28 April 1927 vol 205 cc1027-8W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the total sums represented by the reduction in duty on the goods of each Dominion, India, the Colonies, Protectorates and mandated territories under the preferential duties of this country for the last available year?


The approximate amount of rebate granted upon goods of Empire origin consigned from each British country (including Protectorates) and mandated territory, delivered for home consumption at preferential rates of duty during the year 1925–26, was as follows:

Australia 761,571
New Zealand 129
Canada 261,822
Union of South Africa 193,699
British India 1,196,553
Ceylon 304,777
British West India Islands 343,540
British Guiana 160,117
British West Africa:
Sierra Leone 91
Gold Coast (including British Togoland) 92,503
Nigeria (including British Cameroons) 19,812
British East Africa:
Tanganyika Territory 1,574
Zanzibar and Pemba
Kenya 12,451
Uganda Protectorate 704
Nyasaland Protectorate 719,490
Rhodesia 64,862
Mauritius 505,491
Straits Settlements 1
Federated Malay States
British North Borneo 76,700
Hong Kong 11
Territory of Papua 5
Nauru and British Samoa 1,041
Cyprus 6,137
Malta 113
Channel Islands 72
Irish Free State 70,773
Total 4,794,039
Deduct Drawbacks 199,945
Net Total 4,594,094