§ Mr. GROVES
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the quantity of spirits distilled in England and Scotland, respectively, and the number of distilleries actually at work during the year ended 31st March, 1934?
§ Mr. COOPER
The quantities of spirits distilled in England (with Northern Ireland) and Scotland respectively during the year ended 31st March, 1934, were as follows:—
Proof gallons. England and Northern Ireland 34,011,443 Scotland 13,173,665 Total for United Kingdom 47,185,108
During the year 13 distilleries were at work in England and Northern Ireland and 66 in Scotland.