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"Betting Duty Evasion", 30 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/79/80-85

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Memorandum from AEHT (Board Room, Custom House, Lower Thames Street [London]) to James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] including: background information about D Crimp, formerly of Ladbrokes, and his totalisator business; Crimp's exaggerated estimate of betting turnover at £800 million; estimate of £200 million of dutiable turnover; illegal betting; tax evasion by bookmakers; and efforts to investigate a secret clearing house and gambling dens.Typescript annotated by WSC in red ink.


  • Creation: 30 May 1928

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6 folio(s)

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