Cheques (Stamps).

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 5th April 1927.

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Photo of Sir Frank Nelson Sir Frank Nelson , Stroud

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount of revenue derived from stamps on cheques during the financial years 1913–14 and 1925–26, respectively?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

The net receipt in Great Britain of stamp duty from cheques was, for the year 1913–14, £1,225,200, and for the year 1925–26, £3,421,684.

Photo of Mr Harry Day Mr Harry Day , Southwark Central

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the revenue would be greatly increased if stamps on all receipts were insisted upon?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

That is another question.