§ Major Legge-Bourke
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is yet able to make a statement on the measures to be taken for the improvement of horticultural marketing.
§ Mr. John Hare
A White Paper about the Government's proposals for the improvement of the production and marketing of horticultural produce will be available in the Vote Office tomorrow afternoon.
— Receipts in Quarter ended 30th June Rate of tax charged Receipts in Quarter ended 30th September Rate of tax charged Total £'000 £'000 £'000 1958 … … 4,268 90 per cent. 3,993 90 per cent. to 15.4.58, 60 per cent. thereafter 8,261 1959 … … 3,118 60 per cent. 3,792 60 per cent. to 7.4.59, 50 per cent. thereafter 6,910
Note:—Purchase Tax is payable quarterly in arrear so that receipts in a given quarter reflect the chargeable transactions which took place in the previous quarter at the then prevailing rates of tax.