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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the totalisator and the Race Course Betting Bill., 03 Jan 1928 - 30 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/81

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (14); Ralph Glyn MP (2); 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (11); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (3); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (5); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue].Also includes: government report on the first year of the betting duty; the observations of the Home Office, Scottish Office and Custom House; drafts of the Race Course Betting Bill; copy of the Bloodstock Breeders' Review; cuttings from the Times; proposals by the Turf Guardian Society.Subjects covered by the file include: the government's role in producing the bill and discussion of the draft Jockey Club bill; the death of Grigg's dog; bookmakers' views, including the scheme for a lower duty on bets with higher licence fees; details of bookmakers' profits.


  • Creation: 03 Jan 1928 - 30 Mar 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (120 loose folios))

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