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Motor Cycles (Prices)

Volume 237: debated on Friday 4 April 1930

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will supply complete quarterly average figures of prices for the various makes of motor cycles for the years 1924 to 1925, inclusive, and similar figures in respect of the total production of motor cycles for the same years?

According to the "Review of the Britsh Cycle and Motor Cycle Industry," October, 1927, issued by the Britsh Cycle and Motor Cycle Manufacturers' and Traders' Union, the average retail prices of motor cycles, made by the leading British manufacturers and sold under their own proprietary trade marks, were as follow:

2¼ H.P.3½ H.P.6 H.P.7 H.P.
££££
1924405592125
1925385390100
Preliminary Report No. 5 on the Census of Production, 1924, shows that the output of complete motor cycles and tricars in Great Britain during 1924 by firms that made returns on the schedule for the cycle and motor cycle trades was 120,400, valued at £5,877,000. Corresponding figures for 1925 are not available.