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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax and the Jockey Club and bookmakers' deputations., 02 Feb 1927 - 30 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/56

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (8); 5th Lord Lonsdale (2); Alexander Maxwell [Assistant Secretary, Home Office]; Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise]; John Lidgett, Honorary Secretary, and Thomas Nightingale, General Secretary, of the National Council of the Evangelical Free Churches; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward].Also includes: notes taken on the deputations from the Jockey Club, the National Hunt Committee, and the National Coursing Club, and the Turf Guardian Society, the Betting Duty Reform Association, and the Bookmakers and Backers' Protection Society (Northern Branch), to WSC.Subjects covered by the file include: details of the campaign against the betting duty; telephone and telegraph revenue; Jockey Club statistics for attendances and gate receipts; alternative schemes; tax on winnings; cash betting by post.


  • Creation: 02 Feb 1927 - 30 Mar 1927

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