Imported Typewriters.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 7th July 1932.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

40.

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of typewriters upon which duty was paid on importation during May, 1932, and the countries from which they came, respectively?

Photo of Mr Walter Elliot Mr Walter Elliot , Glasgow Kelvingrove

As the answer involves a number of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The number of typewriters on which duty was paid at the time of importation during May, 1932, was 217, consigned from the following countries:—

United States of America125
Germany52
Italy24
Irish Free State7
France5
Other countries4
217

Information is not available as to the number of typewriters on which duty was paid on delivery from bonded warehouse.