HC Deb 02 May 1974 vol 872 c506W
Mr. Tierney

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider relaxing the increase in pool betting duty to 40 per cent. on pools which are run to support various sports and charities.

Dr. Gilbert

In pools of the sort referred to by my hon. Friend, that part of the competitor's payment which is allocated to the charitable or sporting organisation is already free from pool betting duty. I regret that I have no further concession in mind.

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