§ Mr. Pitman
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what are the figures of receipts from the tax on pools in quarters from 1st January, 1949, to the latest quarter date.
§ Mr. Jay
The quarterly figures of receipts of Pool Betting Duty from football pools (together with other similar pools included under the same heading) since 1st January, 1949, are as follows:
Receipts during 3 months ending £ 31st March, 1949 4,300,162 30th June, 1949 3,325,965 30th September, 1949 1,753,339 31st December, 1949 5,428,636