HC Deb 12 June 1975 vol 893 cc238-9W
Mr. Michael Latham

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what is the revenue to date received from he development gains tax;

(2) what is his latest estimate of the administrative costs of the development gains tax; and how many civil servants in (a) the Treasury and (b) the Inland Revenue are engaged wholly or mainly in administrative work on this tax.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

I would refer the hon. Member to my answers on 9th December last—[Vol. 883, c. 42–3.] The annual salary cost, which relates solely to the Inland Revenue, is now estimated at about £215,000 with the inclusion of administrative overheads.

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