§ MR. REES (Montgomery Boroughs)
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what is the total amount of war taxation that has been paid by tea and sugar since the imposition of the respective duties in the Finance Acts of 1900 and 1901.
(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) The estimated yield of the additional duty imposed on tea during the war and the yield of the sugar duty to 31st March, 1908, are as follows—
£ Tea 14,816,000 Sugar 41,847,000 56,663,000