HC Deb 21 September 1948 vol 456 cc57-8W
Sir W. Darling

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that Purchase Tax makes it impossible for utility garments to be made from any but inferior rabbit pelts; and if, before his next Budget, he will consider removing the Purchase Tax from home-produced pelts.

Mr. Glenvil Hall

No. To discriminate against imported skins in this way would be contrary to several trade agreements.

libraries in the annual volumes. It is not and never has been the practice to waste manpower and materials on reprinting separate Orders for which there is no call.