HC Deb 27 October 1953 vol 518 cc342-3W
Mr. Tomney

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount received by his Department in 1950, 1951 and 1952 from the bookmakers' licence duty in respect of on-the-course bookmakers at horse racecourses, on-the-course bookmakers at greyhound racecourses and bookmakers with offices, respectively.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The receipts from bookmakers' licence duty paid by bookmakers operating at greyhound racecourses during 1950, 1951 and 1952 were:

1950 2,235,624
1951 1,939,645
1952 1,882,569

No bookmakers' licence duty is payable in respect of betting at horse racecourses or through bookmakers' offices.