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Pool Betting Duty

Volume 75: debated on Tuesday 12 March 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received from the Football League concerning the implications of the level of pool betting duty for expenditure on crowd safety improvements at football grounds.

None, save that the president of the Football League has copied to me his letter to my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in support of a reduction in pools betting duty, but that letter does not examine the implications for expenditure on crowd safety improvements at football grounds.