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Income Tax

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 6 August 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Africans in the East and Central African group and the West African group of Colonies pay Income Tax.

The figures which the hon. Member seeks are not readily available. Their compilation would require considerable research on the part of the Governments concerned and in the circumstances I regret that I do not feel justified, in view of the depleted Income Tax staffs, in asking them to provide the figures.