HC Deb 08 February 1938 vol 331 cc881-2W
Mr. Lyons

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the approximate not revenue from duties on home-made and imported beer, and home-made and imported spirits, respectively, and imported wine, British wines, sweets, and hops, for the year 1937?

Sir J. Simon

The approximate net revenue derived from the specified articles during the calendar year ended 31st December, 1937, was as follows:

Home-made 60,626,000
Imported 4,920,000
Total 65,546,000
Home-made 31,702,000
Imported 4,908,000
Total 36,610,000
Wine, imported 5,127,000
Sweets (including British wines) 499,000
Hops and hop extracts 165,000