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Import Duties

Volume 154: debated on Tuesday 30 May 1922

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of revenue collected in respect of duties imposed under the import duties on motor cars and motor cycles, clocks and watches, and musical instruments; and what propor- tion was collected on complete articles, and what amount on parts during the year ending 31st March last?

The figures are as follow:Statement showing the amount of revenue collected in the United Kingdom on motor cars, motor cycles, clocks and watches, musical instruments, and parts and accessories thereof, in the year ended 31st March, 1922.

Article.Amount of duty.
£
Motor cars322,000
Parts and accessories thereof388,000
Motor cycles and tricars23,000
Parts and accessories thereof31,000
Total motor cars, etc.£764,000
Clocks:
Complete137,000
Parts thereof25,000
Watches:
Complete224,000
Parts thereof64,000
Total clocks, watches, etc.£450,000
Musical instruments:
Complete166,000
Parts and accessories thereof64,000
Total musical instruments, etc£230,000