Petroleum (Imperial Preference).

Oral Answers to Questions — Inter-Allied Debts. – in the House of Commons on 12th December 1922.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Hon. Cuthbert James Lieut-Colonel Hon. Cuthbert James , Bromley

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies in what parts of the British Empire, in-eluding mandated and other territories, which, in the case of? dutiable commodities, enjoy Imperial preference, petroleum is produced; what was the output of petroleum in these territories during 1921 and the first six months of 1922; and what proportion of this production was imported into this country?

Photo of Mr William Ormsby-Gore Mr William Ormsby-Gore , Stafford

The figures desired by my hon. Friend will be circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT.