HC Deb 13 June 1939 vol 348 cc1120-1W
Mr. C. Wilson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will state the net receipts of revenue for the year ended 31st March, 1939, in respect of beer, home and imported, respectively; spirits, home and imported, respectively; wine, home and imported, respectively; liquor licences; monopoly value; hops, imported?

Sir J. Simon

The approximate net receipts of Customs and Excise Revenue in the United Kingdom from the specified articles during the year ended 31st March, 1939, were as follow:

Home-made 62,370,000
Imported 3,211,000
Total 65,581,000
Home-made 30,950,000
Imported 4,714,000
Total 35,664,000
Wine, imported 4,825,000
Sweets, including British wines 527,000
Liquor licences 4,489,000
Monopoly value 347,000
Hops, imported 171,000