§ 85. Mrs. Castle
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the estimated yield in a full year of the tax to be levied on furniture under the D scheme.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The estimated yield of Purchase Tax on furniture (including domestic, office and garden furniture) after the introduction of the D scheme is £8 million in a full year.
§ 87. Mrs. Castle
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will suspend the operation of the D scheme for furniture until the Furniture Development Council has worked out voluntary standards which will safeguard the consumer against poor quality.