§ Dr. SALTER
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the quantities of malt, unmalted corn, rice, maize, etc., sugar, and hops used in brewing in Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the beer brewed during the year ended 30th September, 1931?
§ Major ELLIOT
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, 1931, are as follow:
Materials used. Cwt. Malt 9,119,414 Unmalted corn 22,725 Rice, rice grits, flaked rice, maize grits, flaked maize and other similar preparations. 688,850 Sugar including its equivalent of syrups, glucose and saccharum 1,698,168 Hops 277,406 Preparations of hops 91 Hop substitutes 59 Bulk Barrels. Beer brewed 22,561,497