66. Mr. FREDERICK HALL (Dulwich)
asked the Secretary to the Treasury the total amount of revenue derived from the Petrol Tax in 1911 and 1912 for each year separately; and, if possible, how much was obtained from the taxation imposed on trade and licensed vehicles at 1½d. per gallon, and how much on the basis of 3d. per gallon for private cars?
§ Mr. MASTERMAN
The net amount of revenue derived from the duty on motor spirit in the years 1911 and 1912 was £578,843 and £719,910 respectively. In 1911 the amount produced at the 3d. per gallon rate was £448,365 and at the 1½d. rate £130,478; and in 1912, £536,443 at 3d. per gallon and £183,467 at 1½d. per gallon.