§ 74. Mr. T. WILLIAMS
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what amount was paid for interest on the National Debt for the years 1913 and 1925; and the amount received for Income Tax and Super-tax for the same two years?
§ Mr. R. McNEILL
The amount paid for interest on the National Debt in 1913–14 was £19,104,986, and in 1925–26 was £306,994,847. The receipts for Income Tax and Super-tax were £43,900,000 and £3,300,000 respectively in 1913–14 and £259,400,000 and £68,500,000 respectively in 1925–26.