HC Deb 04 May 1943 vol 389 cc33-4W
Mr. Douglas

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what is estimated to have been the yield of the 2d. stamp duty on cheques in each of the last three financial years?

Mr. Assheton

The net receipt from the stamp duty on cheques was follows:

Year £
1940–41 3,241,833
1941–42 4,192,795
1942–43 (approx.) 3,335,000