§ Mr. CLOUGH
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 812W each of the financial years 1909, 1910, 1911, and 1912.
§ Mr. LLOYD GEORGE
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