HC Deb 11 November 1954 vol 532 cc156-7W
82. Mr. C. I. Orr-Ewing

asked the Minister of Food what representations have been made about the recent increase in the export tax put on tea exported to this country by India, Pakistan and Ceylon; what is the present tax per lb.; and what it was in October, 1951.

Dr. Hill

None. The following is the answer to the second part of the Question:

November, 1954 October, 1951
per lb. per lb.
s. d. s. d.
India 0 0 5
Pakistan 0
Ceylon 1 2 0 7