HC Deb 31 October 1957 vol 575 c99W
Mr. Awbery

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to relieve local authorities from the obligation to pay Purchase Tax on bicycles used by the police, since they are used for public purposes and not by private individuals.

Mr. Powell

No. Articles bought by local authorities are not, as such, exempt from Purchase Tax.

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