Stamp Duties (Receipts).

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 29th November 1928.

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Photo of Mr Harry Day Mr Harry Day , Southwark Central


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the reintroduction of the 1d. stamp for receipts above £2, instead of the 2d. stamp which is now imposed; and the approximate amount this would mean to the revenue in any one year?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

I have noted the hon. Member's suggestion. It would cost not less than £1,100,000.

Photo of Mr Benjamin Riley Mr Benjamin Riley , Dewsbury

Has the right hon. Gentleman considered what it would cost to use a three-halfpenny stamp for this purpose?