Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the totalisator and the Race Course Betting Bill.

Reference code: CHAR 18/82

Part of: CHAR 18
Next record: CHAR 18/83
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Date: 09 Apr 1928 - 30 May 1928


Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Frank Newsam [Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (4); Sir William Joynson Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford, Home Secretary] (2); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (2); 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg, Lord Chancellor]; Sir Samuel Scott; Rupert Howorth [Cabinet Office]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3).

Also includes: memoranda by the Jockey Club, including one by Hamilton on the bill and its relation to the public; details of the Racecourse Betting Control Board; minutes of the Racecourse Betting Bill Committee.

Subjects covered by the file include: the progress of the bill; its application at Jockey Club and National Hunt Committee courses; tax evasion; details of the totalisator at Longchamps and the "pari mutuel" at St Cloud [France].




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