§ Sir M. McKENZIE WOOD
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will state the quantity of spirits in respect of which the rebate under the Finance Act, 1918, Section 4, as amended, was granted in the year ended 31st March, 1935?
§ Mr. COOPER
The quantity of spirits upon which rebate was paid under Section 4 of the Finance Act, 1918, as amended, during the year ended 31st March, 1935, was 582,000 proof gallons.
§ Mr. RHYS DAVIES
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the quantities of spirits distilled in England and Scotland, respectively; the quantities of rum, brandy, geneva, respectively, retained for consumption; and the 2497W quantities of home-made spirits exported, and beer exported and imported for the year ended 31st March, 1935?
§ Mr. COOPER
The following table gives the information desired:
Year ended 31st March, 1935. Home made Spirits: Proof Gallons. Quantities distilled— England and Northern Ireland 34,969,745 Scotland 16,868,790 Rum retained for home consumption 462,957 Brandy retained for home consumption 384,280 Geneva retained for home consumption 60,102 Home made Spirits exported 5,767,309 Beer: Standard Barrels. Imported into the United Kingdom 1,321,870 Exported— Manufacture of the United Kingdom 216,228 Exports of imported Beer 32,154