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

Reference code: CHAR 18/57

Part of: CHAR 18
Next record: CHAR 18/58
Previous record: CHAR 18/56

Date: 25 May 1927 - 09 Nov 1927


Correspondents include: 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (4); Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, until mid-1927] (5); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, from latter part of 1927] (2).

Also includes: notes of interviews between Sir Horace Hamilton and the Jockey Club and the Attorney-General [Sir Douglas Hogg, later 1st Lord Hailsham].

Subjects covered by the file include: 2nd Lord Newton's bill; preventing defaulting bookmakers from holding a government certificate; details of the Tattersalls Committee; details of a specific case.




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