Home-Grown Sugar (Excise Duty).

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties. – in the House of Commons on 16th February 1922.

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Photo of Mr Charles White Mr Charles White , Derbyshire Western

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much revenue the State has derived from the Excise Duty on home-grown sugar for the current financial year; and the rate per ton at which duty is levied?

Photo of Sir Robert Horne Sir Robert Horne , Glasgow Hillhead

The Revenue derived from the Excise Duty on home-grown sugar during the current financial year is approximately £88,000 to 31st January last. The rate at which the duty is levied per ton is five-sixths of £23 6s. 8d. on sugar polarising at over 980, and proportionate rates on sugar of lower polarisations.