§ 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, 1121W 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:
£ Beer: Home-made 62,370,000 Imported 3,211,000 Total 65,581,000 Spirits: 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