The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can give an estimate of the additional petrol tax which would raise revenue equivalent to that produced by the present system of motor-car taxation.
An additional 8d. a gallon assuming pre-war mileages.
Does not the right hon. Gentleman realise that a petrol tax would be a very much more equitable form of tax?
We will perhaps discuss that next week.