HC Deb 12 May 1952 vol 500 c85W
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
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