HC Deb 13 March 1945 vol 409 cc37-8W
Sir G. Broadbridge

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the approximate receipts of Entertainments Duty from different kinds of entertainments during the present financial year under headings similar to those given in answer to a similar question on 7th May last.

Mr. Peake

The latest information of this kind which I am able to supply is in respect of the nine months ended 31st December, 1944. The appropriate receipts from the various kinds of entertainments during that period were as follows:

Receipts under the full scale of duty:
Cinemas 29,450
Football 340
Cricket 7
Horse Racing 203
Other Racing 685
Other Entertainments 239
Receipts under the reduced scale of duty:
Theatres and Music Halls 2,534
Other Entertainments 117
Unclassified Receipts 389
Total £33,964