Oral Answers to Questions — Electric Light Bulbs (Taxation).

– in the House of Commons at on 25 July 1939.

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Photo of Hon. Somerset Maxwell Hon. Somerset Maxwell , King's Lynn

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider raising revenue by taxing electric light bulbs according to candle power?

Photo of Mr John Simon Mr John Simon , Spen Valley

My hon. Friend's suggestion has been noted.

Photo of Mr Anthony Crossley Mr Anthony Crossley , Stretford

Will the Chancellor bear in mind the fact that this would be a tax on eyesight?