HC Deb 17 May 1966 vol 728 c210W
58. Mr. Biffen

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the estimated percentage charge in the seasonally adjusted gross trading profits from income arising in the United Kingdom for companies between the first and second half of 1965; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Diamond

Gross trading profits of companies, seasonally adjusted, were 2 per cent. lower in the second half of 1965 than in the first half of the year.