Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance (Normal Budget).

– in the House of Commons on 20th October 1920.

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Photo of Mr Alfred Yeo Mr Alfred Yeo , Poplar South Poplar


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can give any forecast as to when he will be able to intro duce his normal Budget?

Photo of Mr Henry Purchase Mr Henry Purchase , Lambeth Kennington


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the policy which he has foreshadowed of diminishing the subsidies or grants-in-aid brings within the near future the probability of his being able to introduce the normal Budget; and, if so, can he state when he expects to be able to reach this consummation?

Photo of Mr Austen Chamberlain Mr Austen Chamberlain , Birmingham West

The answer to both questions is in the negative.

Photo of Mr Horatio Bottomley Mr Horatio Bottomley , Hackney South

May I ask whether the right hon. Gentleman proposes this year to make any supplementary Budget statement, as he did last October?