HC Deb 14 July 1970 vol 803 cc168-9W
Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when the present charge of 7s. 6d. for a dog licence was fixed; and what is the equivalent charge today, taking into account the fall in the value of the £ sterling.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

The present duty of 7s. 6d. on a dog licence was fixed in 1878. This would be equivalent, at today's values, to approximately £2 5s.

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