HC Deb 08 July 1952 vol 503 cc75-6W
82. Brigadier Medlicott

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many meetings have been held by the committee set up by him to study the anomalies connected with Purchase Tax and, in particular, the hardships caused to retailers; and how soon he anticipates that this committee will make its report.

Mr. R. A. Butler

I assume that my hon. and gallant Friend is referring to the committee which it is proposed to set up to consider the question of retail stocks on a reduction of Purchase Tax. The committee has not yet been set up, but I hope to be able to announce its appointment before very long.

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