§ 74. Mr. Morgan
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what has been the total yield during the last 12 months for which figures are available from the Entertainments Duty on living performances; and what proportion of this sum is in respect of seats over and under 5s., respectively?
§ The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (Lieut.-Colonel Colville)
The approximate amount of Entertainments Duty collected at the reduced rates under Section 1 (3) of the Finance Act, 1935, during the 12 months ended the 28th February, 1938, was £1,150,000. No information is available as to what proportion of this sum is in respect of seats over and under 5s., respectively.