§ 68. Mr. P. Wells
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what sum was collected in the form of tithe redemption annuities from tenants, or owners of agricultural land during the year ended 1951.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The total sum collected during the year was about £2½ million. Of this amount about 95 per cent. is estimated to have been paid by owners of agricultural land; the annuities are not payable by tenants.