§ 16. Mr. C. S. Taylor
asked the Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations why £40,000 in respect of Purchase Tax is refunded to representatives of Commonwealth Governments who are resident in the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. J. Foster
Refund is made to Commonwealth High Commissioners and Agents-General in respect of Purchase Tax on goods certified as purchased for official purposes. Reciprocal treatment is accorded by the Governments of those Commonwealth countries that have a corresponding type of tax.