§ Mr. PRETYMAN
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total yield since the Land Taxes came into operation and up to 31st March, 1913, of Increment Value Duty, Undeveloped Land Duty, Reversion Duty, and Mineral Rights Duty, 811W respectively; what has been the total cost of the valuation up to the same date, including the cost of issuing Form IV. and of offices and stationery; and what was the total number of officials engaged in the work of the Valuation Department on 31st March, 1913, and the total figure of their annual salaries?
§ Mr. LLOYD GEORGE
The total yield of the Land Values Duties up to 31st March, 1913, is as follows:—
£ Increment Value Duty 23,254 Reversion Duty 70,878 Undeveloped Land Duty 129,298 Mineral Rights Duty 1,234,483 The total cost of valuation (including cost of collecting above duties and of certain incidental services, and cost of issuing Form IV. and of offices and stationery) up to the same date has been 1,393,000
The total number of officials engaged in the Land Valuation Office on 31st March, 1913, was 4,151, and the total figure of their annual salaries was £492,626.