Lieut.-Colonel WALTER GUINNESS
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the net assessments of death duties in Great Britain and Ireland, respectively, for the years ended 5th April, 1919 and 1920?
Owing to the suspension during the War of the compilation of Estate Duty statistics the full information desired is not available. For the nine months, 1st July, 1919, to 31st March, 1920, the total net capital value on which Estate Duty was paid was:—
Great Britain … £288,772,599 Ireland … 18,730,985
Full figures are available for that property which consists of Free Personalty situated in the United Kingdom. The net capital values are:—
1818–19. 1919–20. Great Britain £208,470,118 £257,236,076 Ireland 12,656,928 16,410,740