HC Deb 08 June 1932 vol 266 cc1939-40W

asked the President of the Board of Trade the average annual quantity of barley imported during the decennial period 1921–30, and similar statistics for the five preceding decennial periods?


The average annual quantity of barley (grain) imported into the United Kingdom during the undermentioned periods was as follows:

Annual Average. Million Cwts.
1871–1880 11.5
1881–1890 15.3
1891–1900 21.0
1901–1910 22.0
1911–1920 15.5
1921–1930 15.2

NOTE.—As from 1st April, 1923, the pariculars relate to imports into Great Britain and Northern Ireland: prior to that date, to imports into the British Isles as a whole.