HC Deb 15 February 1955 vol 537 c20W
56. Captain Pilkington

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much taxation per head of the population was paid in 1938, 1950, and 1954.

Mr. R. A. Butler

Total Exchequer receipts from Inland Revenue, Customs and Excise and motor vehicle duties, per head of the population of the United Kingdom, were £18 in 1937–38, £73 in 1949–50 and £82 in 1953–54.