§ 55. Mr. C. S. Taylor
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether in view of the importance of the tourist industry, he is prepared to abolish Purchase Tax on furniture and furnishings for use in hotels.
§ 73. Mr. J. Hudson
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if his attention has been called to the fact that funeral-following cars costing over £1,000 have to pay Purchase Tax at the rate of 66⅔ per cent., which has an adverse effect 20W upon the cost of funerals of all types; and whether he will make a special arrangement that funeral-following cars should pay the reduced tax of 33⅓ per cent. where they are used solely for funerals.
§ Mr. Glenvil Hall
As has frequently been stated, it would not be possible to give special privileges to particular users of taxable goods.