§ Mr. HUTCHISON
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts from 392W Entertainments Duty for each month since April last, inclusive, together with the corresponding figures for a similar period last year?
The receipts from Entertainments Duty for each month from April to September, 1934, together with the corresponding figures for the same period of 1933 follow:
1934. 1933. £ £ April … 823,300 786,600 May … 753,400 733,500 June … 690,900 616,200 July … 602,700 635,300 August … 880,800 706,700 September … 856,700 886,700 Total … £4,607,800 £4,365,000
§ Mr. LECKIE
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether, in view of the exemption of the Old Vic and Sadlers Wells theatres from the Entertainments Duty, he will consider the exemption of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-on-Avon also?
§ Mr. COOPER
Exemption has already been granted to the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-on-Avon in respect of the entertainments included in the programmes for the forthcoming season.