HC Deb 09 March 1944 vol 397 c2212W
Major Lyons

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of vehicle duties on commercial road transport and the amount of the tax paid in fuel and lubricants used by commercial road transport for the financial year 1938–39.

Sir J. Anderson

The gross amount of tax received in payment for licences of commercial vehicles in Great Britain during the Financial Year 1938–39 was as follows:

Hackneys 4,011,627
Goods and Tractors 13,466,043
Total 17,477,670

Figures are not separately recorded for the amount of tax paid on hydrocarbon oils used as fuel or lubricants for commercial road transport.