Customs and Inland Revenue, Wales

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd March 1948.

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Photo of Mr Emrys Roberts Mr Emrys Roberts , Merionethshire 12:00 am, 2nd March 1948

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why it is impracticable for his Department to keep separate Customs and Inland Revenue figures for Wales.

Photo of Sir Stafford Cripps Sir Stafford Cripps , Bristol East

The present collections take no account of the Welsh border and a re-arrangement is out of the question for the time being on man-power grounds.

Photo of Mr Emrys Roberts Mr Emrys Roberts , Merionethshire

Is the right hon. and learned Gentleman aware that before the war separate figures were kept for Scotland and England, and cannot this practice be restored with separate figures for Wales as well as Scotland?