Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax.

Reference code: CHAR 18/53

Part of: CHAR 18
Next record: CHAR 18/54
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Date: 22 Feb 1927 - 26 Oct 1927


Correspondents include: Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, until mid-1927] (11); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (7); Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon, Postmaster-General and Chief Civil Commissioner]; Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (5); Frank Newsam [Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Attorney-General [Sir Douglas Hogg, later 1st Lord Hailsham]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, from latter part of 1927].

Also includes: cuttings from the Sporting Life and the Times.

Subjects covered by the file include: details of Jockey Club returns of gate receipts, betting duty revenue, and legal proceedings under the regulations; details of the betting duty debate; telephone and telegraph revenue; illegal betting and tax evasion; cash betting by post; the Turf Guardian Society's views.




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