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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 02 Jul 1928 - 15 Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/80

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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.


  • Creation: 02 Jul 1928 - 15 Jan 1929

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1 item(s) (1 file (85 loose folios))

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