§ 45. Mr. H. WILLIAMS
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts from the Beer Duty during the present financial year to the latest available date; and the corresponding total for the same period last year?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
The net amounts of revenue derived from the Beer Duty during the 10 months ended 31st January, in each of the years 1932–33 and 1933–34, were:
§ The latter figure is provisional.
Does not that prove that people do not really want more beer, no matter what the Government think?