HC Deb 17 February 1927 vol 202 c1135W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of Customs duty rebated by way of preference, on imports of Empire produce during the year 1925–26 under their various headings; and the total amount of such rebates?


The approximate amount of rebate granted upon goods of Empire origin and consignment delivered for home consumption at preferential rates of duty during the year 1925–26 was as follows:

Cocoa 105,000
Coffee 18,000
Dried Fruit 156,000
Spirits 176,000
Sugar 1,537,000
Tea 982,000
Tobacco 1,414,000
Wine 108,000
Clocks and Watches 1,000
Motor Cars 93,000
Musical Instruments 1,000
Silk and Artificial Silk 1,000
Hops 1,000
Lace and Embroidery 500
Cutlery 500
Total £4,594,000