HC Deb 30 January 1913 vol 47 c1504
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?


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.