HC Deb 04 November 1959 vol 612 c61W
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.

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