§ Mr. OAKLEY
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the yield of the Betting Duty for November, 1927, December, 1927, and January, 1928; the number of bookmakers' certificates renewed; the number of entry certificates renewed;242W
or crocheted goods) imported into and exported from the United Kingdom in each of the years 1923 to 1927.
and the number of Inland Revenue officials employed in checking Betting Duty returns at places for which certificates of entry have been issued?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The net revenue derived from betting taxation in the months referred to by my hon. Friend was approximately as follows:243W
£ November, 1927 … … 368,300 December, 1927 … … 109,700 January,1928 … … 44,100
The numbers of personal and entry certificates issued up to 31st December, 1927, for the year 1927–28 (including renewals, which are not separately recorded) were:
Personal certificates … 10,713 Entry certificates … 6,576
As regards the last part of the question, the work of checking Betting Duty returns at places for which certificates of entry have been issued is performed by a varying number of officers of Customs and Excise in conjunction with their other duties.