§ Captain Plugge
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he proposes to take to remove the anomaly by which petrol bears a duty of 9d. per gallon whereas alcohol used for motor fuel purposes only pays an effective tax of ¼d. per gallon owing to the Treasury allowance of 8¾d. per gallon?
§ Sir J. Simon
I cannot accept the suggestion that power alcohol only pays an effective tax of ¼d. per gallon.