§ 34. Mr. OAKLEY
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the yield of the Betting Duty for May, 1928, and the corresponding figure for May, 1927?
§ The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Churchill)
The approximate amounts derived from betting taxation in the month of May, 1927 and 1928, were £289,200 and £288,600, respectively.
§ 35. Mr. OAKLEY
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the number of bookmakers' and entry certificates issued to the end of May, 1928, and to the corresponding period of 1927?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The number of bookmakers' and entry certificates issued up to the 31st May, 1927 and 1928, for the years 1926–27 and 1927–28 were:
1926–1927. 1927–1928. Bookmakers' certificates 14,061 13,480 Entry certificates 8,222 7,297