§ 37. Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will state the amount of revenue received by the Treasury on all forms of betting, gambling and gaming taxes, and to what extent greyhound racing has contributed to these returns.
§ Mr. Patrick Jenkin
The following are the figures:
£ million Financial Year Total betting and gaming duty receipts Receipts of betting duty from dog totes Receipts of betting duty from on-course bookmakers at dog tracks (estimated) 1967–8 67.9 1.8 1.9 1968–9 99.7 3.3 2.8 1969–70 119.0 3.1 2.5 1970–71 130.4 3.0 2.5
Information is not available on the receipts of betting duty from off-course betting on dog racing.