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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the liquid fuel tax., 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/66

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Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (5); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (2); 1st Lord Weir.Also includes copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; cutting from the Times.Subjects covered by the file include: taxing foreign liquid fuel; the distribution of the burden between different classes of consumers; reducing the burden on industrial and trade purposes; discussion of the form of the duty; reducing motor licence duties; use of paraffin in agriculture; details of petroleum products, the amount of oil retained from imported products, and petrol prices.


  • Creation: 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

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1 item(s) (1 file (63 loose folios))

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