§ Mr. TOMLINSON
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the quantities of malt, unmalted grain, molasses and other materials used in distilling in Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the year ended 30th September, 1927, and the number of proof gallons distilled?
The figures for the year ended 30th September, 1927, were given on 1st March, 1928, in reply to a question by the hon. Member for Leith (Mr. E. Brown). The corresponding figures for the year ended 30th September, 1928, are as follow:
Materials used. Cwts. Malt 1,850,956 Unmalted Grain 1,884,546 Rice 11,470 Molasses 1,754,793 Pea Meal 288 Proof Gallons. Spirits Distilled 33,540,386