House of Commons debates

Friday, 24 June 1921

  • Preamble

    The House met at Twelve of the Clock, Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair.

  • Private Business.

    Lancashire County Council (Drainage) Bill (King's Consent signified),

  • Pilotage Provisional Orders (No 6) Bill,

    "to confirm certain Pilotage Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Pilotage Act, 1913, relating to pilotage in the Pilotage Districts of Arundel, Berwick, and Lancaster," presented by Sir...

  • Pilotage Provisional Orders (No. 7) Bill,

    "to confirm certain Pilotage Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Pilotage Act, 1913, relating to pilotage in the pilotage districts of Aberdeen, Ardrossan, Ayr, Inverness, Montrose, and...

  • Glasgow Deaf and Dumb Institution Order Confirmation Bill,

    "to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, relating to Glasgow Deaf and Dumb Institution," presented by Mr. MUNRO; and ordered (under Section 7...

  • Business of the House.

    Motion made, and Question put, That the Proceedings on the Finance Bill be not interrupted this day at Five or half-past Five of the clock."—[Mr. Chamberlain.]

  • New Writ.

    For the County of Down (Mid-Down Division) in the room of Colonel Sir James Craig, Baronet, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland.—[Colonel Leslie Wilson.]

  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.

    Considered in Committee [Progress, 21st June].

  • First Schedule.

    • Relief from Excess Profits Duty in Respect of Trading Stocks.

    • Part I.

      1. If any person being the owner of any trade or business at the end of the final accounting period proves that the amount at which the whole of the trading stock in hand at the end of that...

      Part Ii.

      1. If any person who is at the end of the final accounting period the owner of any trade or business proves that he has sustained a loss on the sale at any time during the period between the...

      Part Iii.

      1. If any person who is at the end of the final accounting period the owner of any trade or business proves that the yearly average of the profits of the trade or business for the period between...

      Part Iv.

      35 speeches

      1. The profits of a trade or business for any period, and the pre-war standard of profits, whether a percentage standard or a pre-war standard of profits based on the statutory percentage on the...

  • Supply [23RD June].

  • Public Accounts Committee.

    Ordered, "That Lieut.-Colonel Sir William Allen be a member of the Committee."—[Colonel Gibbs.]

  • Business of the House.

    4 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Colonel Leslie Wilson.]

  • Ireland.

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to notice the entry of my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Leith (Captain W. Benn), but I am afraid that if he takes part in the Debate to-day, he will be sorry that he missed...

  • Pensions.

    11 speeches

    I am sorry the Minister of Pensions is not present, and, on account of what has happened, I have been unable to give him notification of the question I wish to raise. It is with regard to what I...

  • Corporation Profits Tax.

    2 speeches

    Sir J. D. REES: As I believe I am in order I merely wish to ask if the Financial Secretary to the Treasury will look into a matter under paragraphs (B) and (C), Sub-section (2), of Section 53 of...

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