§ Mr. McENTEE
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the financial yield of the extra 6s. tax which was imposed on British sparkling wines in last year's Budget; and what was the extra cost imposed on the Department responsible in collecting it?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
The yield of the additional 6s. duty was approximately £12,700 up to 31st March last; no appreciable additional cost of collection was involved.