§ Lieut. -Colonel Bromley-Davenport
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the amount of still light wine and still heavy wine, respectively, cleared for consumption in this country in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and what was the amount of customs duty paid in each case.
§ Mr. Powell
The quantity of imported still wine cleared for consumption in this country, and the duty paid in respect of it, during the 12 months ending 31st August, 1957, were as follows:—
—— Quantity in gallons Duty £ Still Light Wine … 6,716,575 4,395,675 Still Heavy Wine … 6,655,752 15,874,902