HC Deb 30 November 1936 vol 318 cc855-6W
Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will give, separately, the number and value of empty shot-gun and rifle cartridge cases imported during the past year, showing Empire and foreign sources separately?


The particulars of imports of empty cartridge cases in the United Kingdom trade returns relate to empty cartridge cases for small arms ammunition. Imports registered during the 12 months ended October, 1936, as consigned from British countries and foreign countries, respectively, were as follow:

Quantity Declared Value.
No. £
Empty Cartridge cases for small arms ammunition:
Military ammunition: total (consigned from foreign countries). 10,000 13
Sporting ammunition: Consigned from British Countries. 258 3
Consigned from foreign countries 16,169,995 19,499