To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much Machine Games Duty was paid by (a) individuals and (b) organisations based in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years.
17 March 2020
During the last five financial years HMRC received the following payments for Machine Games Duty (MGD) from UK taxpayers:
2014/15 = £562.3 million
2015/16 = £663.3 million
2016/17 = £707.0 million
2017/18 = £712.2 million
2018/19 = £720.0 million
HMRC publish information on total MGD receipts within the ‘UK Betting and Gaming Statistics’ publication: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-betting-and-gaming-statistics. No disaggregation of MGD receipts paid by individuals and organisations in Northern Ireland is available as this information is not recorded on trader returns or cash receipts.