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Fabric Gloves

Volume 155: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1922

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he would be prepared to bring up to date the Memorandum, drawn up by the Statistical Department of the Board of Trade, on German currency; and, if so, can he state when copies will be available?

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the table given on page 10 of the Fabric Glove Committee's Report can be amplified by a supplementary table, showing the figures down to a more recent date than December last, seeing that such supplementary figures are already in possession of the Department, showing a different ratio between the internal purchasing power of the mark and the external purchasing power of the mark: and whether he can inform the House why the Fabric Glove Committee's Report, which is the earliest of the Safeguarding of Industries Acts, Part II, Reports, is in the Appendix rather than the latest Report at the date of which more recent figures could have been supplied?

has supplied, the following additional figures pursuance of the answer given on 26th June, 1922 (col. 1631):The following statement, in continuation of the Table on page 10 of the Report of the Committee appointed by the Board of Trade to inquire into the complaint in respect of fabric gloves and glove fabric for the manufacture of fabric gloves under Part. II of the Safeguarding of Industries Act, 1921, includes a revision of the figures, published by the "Frankfurter Zeitung" relating to the later months of 1921:

German Wholesale Prices Index Numbers.Internal Purchasing Power of 100 marks in commodities compared with 1913 = 100.Exchange London—Berlin. Marks to £1. Parity20·M. = £1.Board of Trade Wholesale Prices Index Number 1913=100.External Purchasing Power of 100 marks (in United Kingdom) compared with 1913 = 100.Ratio of Column (3) to Column (8).Ratio of Column (4) to Column (8).
Official."Frankfurter Zeitune."Official."Frankfurter Zeitung."In Sterling.In British commodities.
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)
1921.
September20671896·04·845·27388·625191·05·262·751·760:11·916:1
October24602345·64·074·26571·750184·53·571·942·098:12·196:1
November34162963·22·963·371036·365176·41·971·122·616:13·009:1
December34873331·52·873·00805·260171·42·541·481·939:12·027:1
1922.
January36653624·12·732·76813·240167·52·511·501·820:11·840:1
February41034257·92·442·35906·796165·32·251·361·764:11·728:1
March54335292·51·841·891231·167163·21·661·021·804:11·853:1
April63556110·51·571·641283·478163·21·590·971·619:11·690:1
May

*

6446·41·551289·222164·01·580·961·615:1

*The Official Index Number for May is not yet available.