HC Deb 26 February 1924 vol 170 cc298-9W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the taxation per head, in sterling, as near as can be ascertained of Great Britain, France, the United States of America, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand, in the year preceding the War and the latest available date?


The following statement gives the information desired as far as it is available:

I must, however, add that international comparisons of this nature require to be used with great caution owing to the differing national wealth, financial systems and social and economic structure of the countries compared.