§ 79. Mr. Assheton
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he can now give the estimated receipts from Purchase Tax on the various classes of textiles for the first three months of this year.
§ Mr. Boyd-Carpenter
The following is the reply:
Class of goods Estimated receipts of Purchase Tax in quarter ended 31st March, 1952 £'000 clothing, except footwear and fur apparel 9,928 Fur apparel 1,002 Harberdashery 2,026 Piece goods (including plastic sheeting) 2,237 Domestic textile articles 1,325 Rugs 319 Floor coverings 3,814 Total 20,651