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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 01 Nov 1927 - 22 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/54

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Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (7); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (2); John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (2).Also includes: newspaper cuttings; draft of the Race Course Betting Act 1928; copy of a Cabinet minute.Subjects covered by the file include: the totalisator; details of Jockey Club returns of gate receipts; bookmakers' views; the effect of the tax on the popularity of the Conservative Party; possible alterations to the scheme; tax evasion; dog racing.


  • Creation: 01 Nov 1927 - 22 Dec 1927

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1 item(s) (1 file (56 loose folios))

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