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

Reference code: CHAR 18/80

Part of: CHAR 18
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Date: 02 Jul 1928 - 15 Jan 1929


Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (10); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (7); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (2); Director of Public Prosecutions, Sir Archibald Bodkin; 1st Lord D'Abernon [Chairman Thoroughbred Horse-breeders' Association] (2).

Also includes: cutting from the Sporting Life of an open letter from "leading bookmakers" to WSC on the injustice of the tax.

Subjects covered by the file include: the bookmakers' scheme for graduated licences; setting up the Racecourse Betting Control Board; disqualifying bookmakers; the totalisator.




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