§ 49 and 50. Mr. ALBERY
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) which import duties he places in the category of those which have been imposed for the definite purpose of protection; and the dates on which such duties expire;
(2) which import duties he places in the category of those which have been imposed expressly for revenue purposes; and if he will give any available figures concerning the amounts realised so far during the current year for each duty?
§ Mr. P. SNOWDEN
As the information required involves tabular statements of some length, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the information:
§ The following are the duties that were imposed for the purpose of protection:
§ Duty and Date of Expiration.
- Lace and Embroidery—1st July, 1930.
- Cutlery, Gloves and Gas Mantles—22nd December, 1930.
- Packing and Wrapping Paper—1st May, 1931.
- Translucent Pottery—19th April, 1932.
- Buttons—28th April, 1933.
- Hollow-ware—13th June, 1933.
- Hops—16th August, 1933.
- Key Industry Duty—19th August, 1936.
|Matches Mechanical and Lighters||2,011,300|
|Clocks and Watches||562,200|
|Motor Cars and Motor Cycles||2,277,000|
|Silk and Artificial Silk||4,192,800|