§ 21. Mr. John Hall
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the revenue from Purchase Tax on soft 142W drinks for the year 1962–63; and what is the anticipated revenue for the current year 1963–64.
Mr. M. Macmillan
Receipts of Purchase Tax on soft drinks in 1962–63 amounted to about £¾ million. The Budget estimate for the current financial year included £15 million in respect of these goods.