HC Deb 22 November 1966 vol 736 c256W
Mr. Cant

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will introduce legislation to finance general and local elections by requiring the 18½ million Income Tax payers to pay a political levy of 5s. per head each year to meet the total estimated annual costs to public authorities, candidates and parties of £3½ million, excluding costs of electoral registration.

Mr. Callaghan