Repayment of Duties.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act. – in the House of Commons on 19th June 1922.

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Photo of Mr John Baird Mr John Baird , Rugby

The facts are substantially as stated in the question, except that drawback is only payable if the goods exported have not been used in this country. As my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer has several times stated, he is not prepared to promote legislation to authorise repayment of the duty paid on goods afterwards removed from the list.