HC Deb 17 March 1964 vol 691 cc141-2W
21. Mr. John Hall

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the revenue from Purchase Tax on soft 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.