asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the quantities of malt, unmalted grain, rice, maize, &c., sugar, &c., and hope used in brewing in Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the year ended 30th September, 1929, together with the bulk barrels produced?
§ Mr. PETHICK-LAWRENCE
The quantities of certain materials used in brewing and the number of bulk barrels brewed in Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the year ended 30th September, 1929, are as follow:
Materials used. Cwts. Malt 10,370,075 Unmalted corn 24,025 Rice, rice grits, flaked maize, and other similar preparations 797,157 Sugar, including its equivalent of syrups, glucose and saccharum 1,817,105 Hops 320,315 Preparations of hops 159 Hop substitutes 27 Bulk barrels. Beer brewed 24,792,178