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Waterproof Coats (Tax)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can yet state what action he is taking to authorise a revision of Customs Notice 78D, in order to deal with the anomaly under which, in the case of double-texture waterproof coats under the D Scheme, tax is more severely assessed on cheaper garments made from cotton than on the more expensive garments made from wool.

This is not a matter my right hon. Friend could deal with by itself: it will be considered on the next general review of the tax.