HC Deb 19 October 1950 vol 478 c262W
Mr. Pitman

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give figures of the receipts of the betting for football and similar pools for the year 1950 up to date.

Mr. Jay

The monthly figures of receipts of Pool Betting Duty during 1950 from football pools (together with other similar pools included under the same heading) are as follow:

January 1,358,409
February 1,663,565
March 2,026,731
April 1,505,321
May 1,228,230
June 131,914
July 57,528
August 144,972

I regret that the figure for September is not yet available.