Brewing and Distilling Materials.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 23rd March 1922.

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Photo of Mrs Margaret Wintringham Mrs Margaret Wintringham , Louth Borough

64.

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the quantities of malt, unmalted grain, rice and maize, sugar, glucose, etc., and hops used in the brewing of beer during the year ending 30th September, 1921; and the quantities of malt, unmalted grain, rice and maize, sugar, and molasses, used in distilling during the same year?

Photo of Mr Edward Young Mr Edward Young , Norwich

As the information asked for is in tabular form, I would ask the hon. Member's permission to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the table:

Quantities of the undermentioned materials used in the brewing of beer and in distilling, respectively, during the year ending 30th September, 1921.

Brewing of Beer.
Bushels.
Malt39,269,480
Unmalted Grain: Maize5,040
Unmalted Grain: Other Grain62,961
Cwts.
Rice, Rice Grits, and Flaked Rice36,829
Maize Grits, Flaked Maize, and other similar preparations943,126
Sugar, including its equivalent of Syrups, Glucose, and Saccharin1,873,525
Lbs.
Hops50,876,885
Distilling.
Qtrs.
Malt1,133,381
Unmalted Grain979,403
Cwts.
Rice7,482
Maize,22,060
Sugar
Molasses278,578