§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the net receipts from Stamp Duty for each six months during the 18 months ended 30th September, 1944, under the following four headings; English cheques; Scottish cheques; Bills of Exchange and Promis- 1602W sory Notes; and Scottish Bankers' Bills and Notes.
§ Sir J. Anderson
The net receipts from Stamp Duty for the half-year ended 31st March, 1943, and for the half-years ended 30th September, 1943, and 31st March, 1944, in respect of English cheques, Scottish cheques, Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes, and Scottish Bankers' Bills and Notes were given in reply to a question by my hon. Friend on 6th July. The corresponding figures for the half-year ended 30th September, 1944, are estimated to be:
Cheques: England £1,481,000 Scotland £154,000 Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes £41,000 Bankers Bills and Notes: Scotland £123,000