HC Deb 07 November 1950 vol 480 c33W
68. Mr. Redmayne

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts from the entertainments tax on speedway racing for the first six months of the financial years 1948, 1949 and 1950.

Mr. Gaitskell

Receipts of Entertainments Duty from speedway racing are not separately recorded. The approximate receipts from racing other than dog racing and horse racing during the six months April to September, inclusive, of the years in question were as follow:

April to September, 1948—£413,000.

April to September, 1949—£513,000.

April to September, 1950—£450,000.