HC Deb 17 February 1949 vol 461 c184W
61. Brigadier Medlicott

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that there is widespread dissatisfaction amongst followers of the sport of speedway at the high rate of tax, which is three times the amount imposed upon other comparable sports; and if he will arrange for a substantial reduction in this tax.

Mr. Glenvil Hall

I have received representations for a reduction in the Entertainments Duty on admissions to speedway racing, but I cannot anticipate my right hon. and learned Friend's Budget statement.

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