HC Deb 28 April 1913 vol 52 cc811-2W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total loss sustained by the Treasury consequent upon the reduction, by the Finance (1909–10) Act, 1910, of the taxes on small incomes, and on agricultural and cottage repairs during each of the financial years 1909, 1910, 1911, and 1912.


It is estimated that the cost of the relief, granted by the Act, in respect of the earned income of taxpayers with total incomes exceeding £2,000 and not exceeding £3,000, and in respect of children, and the maintenance, repairs, insurance and management of lands and cottages was as follows:—

Year. £
1909–10 227,000
1910–11 347,000
1911–12 373,000
1912–13 394,000