HC Deb 28 January 1954 vol 522 c261W
60. Wing Commander Bullus

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount received each month by his Department from the licence fee paid by bookmakers on greyhound racecourses and horse-racing courses during 1953.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

The monthly receipts during 1953 of bookmakers licence duty paid by bookmakers operating at greyhound racecourses are as follows:

January 137,779
February 125,473
March 136,748
April 164,765
May 149,260
June 153,160
July 180,313
August 153,325
September 151,688
October 160,552
November 136,587
December 148,135

The duty does not apply to bookmakers operating at horse racecourses.