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Licence Duty

Volume 52: debated on Thursday 24 April 1913

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state, separately, the amounts of Licence Duty received in the financial year 1912–13, under the following heads: Manufacturers' licences, wholesale dealers' licences, on and off retail licences, and club licences?

The amounts of Licence Duty received in the year 1912–13 were approximately as follows:—

Manufacturers' Licences427,000
Wholesale Dealers' Licences126,000
"On" and "Off" Retail Licences3,950,000
Club Duty57,000
These figures must not be taken as representing the true yield of the duties for the year. They include arrears from the previous year, and are, generally speaking, subject to adjustment.