HC Deb 19 May 1931 vol 252 c1771
48. Mr. DAY

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the present unemployment, he will consult with the various local authorities with a view to obtaining their consent to the abolition of the local taxation duty which imposes a tax of 15s. on all male domestic servants?


My right hon. Friend does not see his way to institute such an inquiry.


Was not a similar tax on female servants remitted some years ago: and does not the hon. Gentleman think that those who employ male servants are entitled to the same privilege?

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