§ Mr. LIVINGSTONE
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?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
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