HC Deb 09 November 1955 vol 545 c199W
Mr. Freeth

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of estates dealt with by the Estate Duty Office during the financial year 1954–55.

Mr. H. Brooke

The number of duty-paying estates dealt with for the first time in 1954–55 by the Estate Duty Office was 69,539; the number of small estates on which no duty was payable was over 150,000.