§ Mr. TOMLINSON
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the average specific gravity of beer produced in England and Wales, Scotland, and Great Britain, respectively, during the calendar year 1928?
The average specific gravity of beer produced in England and Wales and Northern Ireland, and Scotland, respectively, and in the United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland) as a whole, during the calendar year 1928 was as follows:—
England and Wales and Northern Ireland 1043.17 Scotland 1043.29 United Kingdom 1043.18
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the quantities of malt, unmalted grain, rice, maize, etc., sugar, etc., and hops used in brewing in Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the year ended 30th September. 1928, together with the bulk barrels produced?
The quantities of certain materials used in brewing and the number of bulk barrels brewed in Great 1145W Britain and Northern Ireland during the year ended 30th September, 1928, are as follow:
Materials used. Cwts. Malt 10,526,134 Unmalted Corn 21,794 Rice, Rice Grits, Flaked Rice, Maize Grits, Flaked Maize and other similar preparations 824,783 Sugar, including its equivalent of Syrups, Glucose and Saccharum 1,838,273 Hops 330,662 Preparations of Hops 119 Hop Substitutes 38 Bulk Barrels. Beer brewed 24,981,731