§ 70. Major-General Sir ALFRED KNOX
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the revenue from beer excise in the nine months ended 31st December, 1930 and 31st December, 1932, respectively.
§ The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Chamberlain)
The net revenue derived from the duty on homemade beer in the nine months ended 31st December in each of the years 1930 and 1932 (respectively) was as follows:
§ Sir A. KNOX
Does not the right hon. Gentleman now acknowledge that this malicious tax has been of as little use to the Treasury as it has been harmful 552 to decent people in this country who drink beer?