Matches (Tax).

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 21st February 1922.

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that the tax on matches is being largely used by dealers as a desire to further profiteering; and whether, in preparing the Estimates for the forthcoming Budget, he will so arrange the incidence of the tax as to give the Exchequer the benefit of any added charges?

Photo of Sir Robert Horne Sir Robert Horne , Glasgow Hillhead

I have no information in the sense suggested by my hon. Friend.