Thursday, 17 January 1974
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the present value of the £ sterling compared with its value in June 1970.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to end the avoidance of capital gains and income tax by property companies which do not sell their properties but retain them in their...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will now propose fiscal measures to deal with the profits being made in land and property development.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what evidence he has of the extent of tax evasion in Great Britain.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what changes he now proposes in the incidence of value added tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a further statement on the steps he is taking to improve Great Britain's balance of payments.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to curb the abuse of tax relief for the purchase and construction of holiday villas outside the United Kingdom, details of which have...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current position on the proposals for moving towards economic and monetary union in the EEC ; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, in view of the economic situation, he proposes to make use of Article 135 of the Treaty of Accession to the EEC.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will now propose tax relief for suitably approved expenditure by householders on improved thermal insulation, in the interests of long-term...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the economic consequences to the country of the cuts in invstment in the nationalised industries.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total amount of the surtax assessments (1972–73 of £150 and above) entitled to payment deferment, and not so entitled, respectively ;...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer is he will now take further action to reduce the cost of mortgages for young married people.
asked the Prime Minister if he will list the official visits he made during the Christmas Recess.
asked the Prime Minister when he next plans to attend a meeting of the NEDC.
asked the Prime Minister what future discussions he intends to have with the TUC on economic policy.
4. Mr. Judd asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Ministry of Defence and the Department of Trade and Industry on research into new sources of energy for...
Will the Leader of the House indicate to the House the present state of his prognostications about next week's business?
Mr. Edward Lyons, supported by Mr. W. W. Hamilton, Mr. Kevin McNamara, Mr. Dick Leonard, Mr. Arthur Davidson, and Mr. Phillip Whitehead, presented a Bill to restrict the holding of General...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. My point of order relates to your statement yesterday concerning the obligation on Ministers to answer Questions due to be answered but, in fact, remaining...
Considered in Committee ; reported, without Amendment.
Order for Second Reading read.
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