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CHAR 18/79 Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax.

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CHAR 18/79/80-85

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.

6 folios
30 May 1928