HC Deb 23 July 1934 vol 292 cc1543-4W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the quantity of glucose, distinguishing imported and home-made, paying duty in the year ended 31st March, 1934; and also the quantity of duty-free molasses used in distilleries and used as food for stock, distinguishing British-made, imported and home-grown beet?


The net quantity of duty-paid glucose for home consumption during the year ended 31st March, 1934, was as follows:

Imported 579,494
Home-made 1,712,217

The quantities of molasses delivered free for use in distilleries (including molasses delivered for use in the manufacture of yeast) and as food for stock in the same period were as follow:

Molasses For use in distilleries and in the manufacture of yeast. For use as food for stock
cwts. cwts.
British manufactured from Imported Sugar. 1,567,013 450,159
Imported 3,433,140 2,234,660
Manufactured from Home Grown Beet. 529,136 1,188,988
5,529,289 3,873,807