Churn Labels (Purchase Tax).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 16th December 1941.

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Photo of General Sir George Jeffreys General Sir George Jeffreys , Petersfield

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury why it has been decided that the tag labels used in collecting farmers' milk and in sending milk from the creameries to customers are now subject to Purchase Tax from which they have been hitherto free; whether he is aware of the extra cost thereby entailed; and whether he will consider the serious effect of this policy on the production price of milk?