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Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 9th May 1940.
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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the gross amount collected by the Inland Revenue for the years ended March, 1937, 1938, and 1939?
The figures are, for the year ended March, 1937, £483,842,726; for the year ended March, 1938,
£529;634;963; and for the year ended March, 1939, £584,854,033.
Does not that show that we are a very wealthy country?
Yes, the hon. Member may be assured that we may be able to carry on the story for a few more years.
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