§ Commander BELLAIRS
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the comparative figures for beer and wine consumption in the United Kingdom in 1913, allowing for the Irish Free State, and for the latest year available, stating how much was British, foreign, and overseas Empire production?
§ Major ELLIOT
The figures as far as they are available are as follow:
exchange value of sterling does not therefore entail any loss, and I do not contemplate making any immediate increase in foreign parcel post charges.