HC Deb 20 January 1953 vol 510 c1W
7. Mr. A. Roberts

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of Purchase Tax received on household goods for the past six months.

Mr. R. A. Butler

Receipts of Purchase Tax in respect of household goods are not in all cases separately recorded, but it is estimated that the Purchase Tax groups which consist mainly of such goods yielded about £42 million in the period 1st April-30th September, 1952.