HC Deb 21 April 1953 vol 514 cc43-4W
Mr. H. Wilson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the yield in the financial year 1952–53 of entertainments tax on cinemas; and how that yield compared with the estimate made by him at the time of the passage of the Finance Act, 1952.

Mr. R. A. Butler

About £37¾ million; this compares with an estimated (adjusted for concessions made during the passage of the Finance Act. 1952) of £39.35 million.