HC Deb 12 December 1944 vol 406 c1071W
Sir I. Fraser

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give instructions that Customs Duty shall be waived on small gifts or mementos which are only worth a few shillings and which are sent by serving men abroad to their wives, mothers, or sweethearts at home, as the collection on trifling amounts causes irritation out of proportion to the taxes raised and involves administrative difficulties.

Sir J. Anderson

I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the answer which I gave to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for York (Lord Irwin) on 10th October.

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