§ 46. Sir J. POWER
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the cost to the Exchequer in issuing transfer deeds free to the public for the period 1st October, 1934, to 31st March, 1935; the cost to the Exchequer of the concession granted to Stock Exchange firms under Section 42 of the Finance Act, 1920, and the amendment of 1931 for the same period; the extent to which each Stock Exchange has taken advantage of that privilege; and the aggregate totals since that Section operated?
|—||Duty exigible under old law.||Exigible and paid under Section 42.||Difference.|
|London Stock Exchange||514,904||77,739||437,165|
|Birmingham Stock Exchange||368||95||273|
|Bristol Stock Exchange||1,239||344||895|
|Halifax Stock Exchange||54||8||46|
|Huddersfield Stock Exchange||33||5||28|
|Leeds Stock Exchange||362||79||283|
|Liverpool Stock Exchange||373||77||296|
|Manchester Stock Exchange||893||237||656|
|Mincing Lane Stock Exchange||95||84||11|
|Nottingham Stock Exchange||135||19||116|
|Sheffield Stock Exchange||7,049||1,841||5,208|
|Provincial Brokers Stock Exchange||3,925||448||3,477|
|(a) Total for period 1st October, 1934, to 31st March, 1935.||529,430||80,976||448,454|
|(b) Total from 1st September, 1920, to 31st March, 1935.||8,145,188: 5||1,544,551: 14||6,600,636: 11|
§ Mr. THORNE
Does the right hon. Gentleman think there would be any difficulty in giving people the opportunity of taking out a gun licence at any time they think proper?
§ Following are the figures:
With my hon. Friend's permission, I will circulate this information in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the information:
§ The cost of the transfer forms issued free to the public in the period from 1st October, 1934, to 31st March, 1935, was approximately £480.
§ The following table shows (a) the effect over the same period of the operation of Section 42 of the Finance Act, 1920, as amended by the Finance Act, 1931, and (b) the aggregate total from 1st September, 1920, when that Section came into operation, to 31st March, 1935.