Tuesday, 28 November 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Second Reading read.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the current progress of the reform of the international monetary system.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans the Government have for making good the deficits that will be incurred by nationalised industries which were about to raise charges but may not do...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a White Paper setting out the full implications of Common Market economic and monetary union.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to prevent increases in the price of packaged and tinned foods as a result of value added tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate for the overall trade figures out-turn in the balance of payments for 1972–73 and 1973–74.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what he estimates the present velocity of circulation of the money supply to be; and what he estimates it will be in 12 months' time.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to be able to return to the terms of the Smithsonian agreement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will formulate plans for taxing heavily the unearned gains of land speculators.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the value of the £ sterling compared with June, 1970.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the value of postwar credits still outstanding.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the current plans for housing Inland Revenue administration in Scotland.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will propose new fiscal measures designed to reduce unemployment.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why the Inland Revenue has decided that travelling and meal allowances paid to employees of the South Wales Electricity Board are now liable for income tax.
asked the Prime Minister what plans he has to seek to meet the Prime Minister of India.
asked the Prime Minister if he will seek to make an official visit to Uganda.
asked the Prime Minister when he next intends to seek to make an official visit to France.
asked the Prime Minister if he will place in the Library a copy of his public speech of 13th November on economic affairs made at the Guildhall.
Mr. Spearing, point of order.
Ordered, That the matter of North Sea Oil and the Scottish Economy, being a matter relating exclusively to Scotland, be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for their...
Order for Second Reading read.
1. The deceased was a qualifying contributor."
Ordered,That the Motion relating to Ways and Means may be proceeded with at this day's Sitting, though opposed, until any hour.—[Sir K. Joseph.]
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Resolved,That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to establish a basic scheme of social security contributions and benefits replacing the National Insurance Acts, to assimilate to...
Resolved,That the Post-War Credit (Income Tax) (No. 2) Regulations 1972, a draft of which was laid before this House on 8th November, be approved.—[Mr. Nott.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Gray.]
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