§ 6. Mr. PILCHER
asked the President of the Board of Trade the quantities of tea imported into this country during the last completed year from India, Ceylon, China, and Java, respectively, and the quantities of tea from each of those respective sources which were held in. this country on the date of the last available return?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
Particulars as to imports of tea during 1927 are given on page 27 of the Accounts of Trade and Navigation fur December last. As to bonded stocks, particulars distinguishing the countries from which the tea was consigned are not compiled, but, a total figure of tea in bond at the end of 1927 is given on page 215 of the same issue of the Monthly Accounts, and a corresponding total for the 31st, March will be found on page 215 of the March accounts.