§ Mr. W. GRAHAM
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the estimated yield during the current financial year of 1d. per 1b. on the Sugar Duty and ld. per 1b. on the Tea Duty?
§ Mr. BALDWIN:
The current rates of duty on tea and sugar are 8d. and 2d. per 1b. respectively, subject to a preferential rebate of one-sixth in the case of Empire products. The Budget estimate of the yield of these duties in the current financial year was £11,800,000 for tea and £35,500,000 for sugar.