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Volume 244: debated on Tuesday 4 November 1930

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the average taxation per head in this country for the current financial year; and what was the average taxation per head in France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, and the United States for the latest year for which such figures are available

Comparisons of taxation per head in different countries are apt to give a misleading impression as the figures are not always compiled upon a comparable basis, nor do they take account of national income and other relevant considerations. Subject to this reservation the figures are as follow: