§ 33. Mr. MARTIN
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of revenue collected, or due to the Treasury to date, from the tax on hydrocarbon oils?
The total amount of revenue received from the duties on hydrocarbon oils from the first imposition of such a duty in 1928 up to 31st January, 1934, is approximately £142,479,000.
§ Mr. MARTIN
Is the right hon. Gentleman satisfied that he has achieved his declared objective of putting more miners back to work by the introduction of the oil tax?